Posts tagged badasscancerbabe
Why I had to Face my Buried Emotions to Heal my Cancer

When I was diagnosed with recurrent cervical cancer in Feb 2016, I was prepared to do things: change my diet, exercise, find alternative health treatments like acupuncture. What I didn't expect was I would have to face all the emotional demons in my very large closet of repressed emotions in order to heal.

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Reflections on the Anniversary of my “Expiration Date” – A Guest Blog On The Radical Remission Project

I just celebrated the one year anniversary of my expiration day—the day conventional medicine predicted I would prematurely die from recurrent cervical cancer. I was given fifteen months to live when I was diagnosed in Feb 2016. That meant I needed to have my affairs in order on or around my forty-fifth birthday in May 2017.

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Why I Don’t Ask for “Me Time,” I Take It – A Guest Blog for Radical Remission Project

Every mother needs some time off. She may not be as extreme as I am and need to escape for long intervals of time, but our sanity as mothers in this crazy, unrelenting, suffocating world is to insist on something that gives us air. I call it “putting on our oxygen mask first.”

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Why I Don't Ask for Me Time, I Take It.

Me going to the Botanical Garden on this day is non-negotiable. If I don't take this me time I'm going to be a much meaner, less grounded person, but if I ask permission I'll never get it.

Every mother needs some time off. Our sanity as mothers in this crazy, unrelenting, suffocating world is to insist on something that gives us air. I call it "putting on our oxygen mask first."

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Why Kundalini Yoga is my new favorite Thing

Sometimes the universe tries to give us messages but we're not ready to receive them. So it was for me and Kundalini yoga. During my cancer recovery I tried Kundalini several times. I thought it was just too weird for me. Now in cancer remission and much further on my spiritual journey, I’m ready to release emotions. I tried Kundalini again and am finally ready to receive the deep healing the universe is offering through the yoga.

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What we can all learn from my Dad's Death

I remember crying "don't leave me, Dad" as I held his feet while the nurses and doctors surrounded his body. The words formed automatically. But my heart and I dare say, my soul, felt him leaving. A calm "it's ok" trying to be heard in the background of my pleas. I felt "goodbye. I love you" in my body while my rational brain continued to selfishly beg him to stay.

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