Category Archives: Survival

Your Identity Crisis Is Actually A Huge Blessing, Here’s Why


I’m in the midst of an identity crisis. I am 65 years old. This should not be happening. Right? But it is. I am having difficulty, actually an outright challenge coming to terms with who I am and more importantly, who I want … Continue reading

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Why You MUST Persevere


I’m paralyzed. I’m numb. I don’t care. I am absolutely drained. I cannot muster the energy to think about what I should do, need to do, must do. In fact, I was barely able to open my blog editor, and … Continue reading

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Why You Need To Tell Me When It’s Time To Call It Quits


My Dad was a winner. In every sense of the word. He wasn’t famous. Or rich. Didn’t have any degrees. Never even went to High School. He was an immigrant who came to this country with a strong work ethic, … Continue reading

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A Cancer Diagnosis Makes a Person Sit Up and Take Notice – Part V


Time How many “times” have you heard that TIME is a valuable commodity? Time is of the essence You can’t make up for lost time The clock is ticking Time is money So much to do, and so little time … Continue reading

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A Cancer Diagnosis Makes a Person Sit Up and Take Notice – Part IV


Magic Cure I did some research just to see how many “silver bullets” or “magic cures” I could find for cancer. I got tired and stopped counting at 142. I ‘d bet anything there are 10 times that number. Let … Continue reading

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A Cancer Diagnosis – Part III


My Family This is Part III of the series on Cancer Diagnosis Themes. For me, right after my diagnosis, a very early thought that embedded itself in my mind, sticking there like a rusty nail, eating in to my thoughts … Continue reading

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A Cancer Diagnosis Will Make You Sit Up and Take Notice – Part II


Beating This Feeling like you can beat whatever has knocked you down, whatever has brought you to your knees, is a good state of mind to be in. You need positivity. But it’s not enough. Positivity is a thought. It’s … Continue reading

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