written by Susan Thogerson MaasWhen I was diagnosed with breast cancer, I began doing what came natural to me--writing about it. At first I wrote in my private journal. Then it occurred to me that perhaps by keeping a blog journal of my experiences, I could provide encouragement and hope to others who find themselves on a similar journey. Please feel free to join me here and share what you have learned through the physical, emotional, and spiritual experience that is called cancer.
Category Archives: Encouragement
Every October brings back thoughts of my journey through breast cancer–not because it is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but because it is the month my surgery took place. That seems so long ago and far away now. When I was … Continue reading
Last year I walked in the Susan G Komen 5K Race for the Cure. This year was I really going to run it? Continue reading
Today I found myself surrounded by a sea of pink, and I thought about what it means to march in the Komen Race for the Cure. Continue reading
When life takes us through a fog bank, it can seem like the whole world is gray and gloomy. But what will we find if we keep moving on? Continue reading
One very important aspect of cancer recovery is being able to express your fears, pains and anxiety. Going through cancer is no easy task, but it definitely helps to have someone who understands what you are going through to talk … Continue reading
My main cancer treatment is over, and I’m glad to be finished with it. Life has kept me busy with other things since then, everyday things like work and family. I don’t think about cancer much any more–well, except when … Continue reading