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Cancer Goddess Update: How Survivor Became Thriver

Posted by on Sep 18, 2013 in Cancer Goddess, Cancer Healing, Goddesslicious | 9 comments

14 months ago, doctors told me I had fewer than 6 months to live. More like 3 months, really, considering how advanced my disease was. Three months. If I had listened to and believed my doctors, I would have died almost a year ago. Those doctors didn’t know who they were dealing with. Deep inside, I didn’t take my diagnosis seriously. How could I? I knew in my bones they were wrong, I wasn’t dying — wasn’t going to die — but I didn’t yet know how to make true,...

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What’s so bad about dying?

Posted by on Feb 25, 2013 in Cancer Goddess, Death + Dying | 3 comments

Oh come on. Perfectly plausible question. What’s so bad about dying? Most of us go our whole lives trying to avoid it. Yet, none of us can, not under conditions as we understand them to be. But why? What is so bad about being dead? When you’re dead, you’re not alive [insert a buffalo-sized DUH here]. Okay, I understand that. Dead = not alive. Being alive means you get to play in this beautiful playground we think of as life on earth. Being alive means you get to play with...

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