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.
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I raced in the Komen Race for the Cure in Portland, Oregon on September 20th–celebrating five years cancer-free. It feels good! Lots of others out celebrating and supporting friends, family members, and others. It was a great day! Five years … 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
Last time I saw my oncologist was on a warm, sunny day—or at least it should have been, being in July. I don’t really remember. Last Friday I was scheduled to see him again. Because the only opening that worked … Continue reading
As bad as it can be having cancer, recently I have come to believe there is something worse, something harder to bear. And yet even there, hope remains. 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