Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Tips on how to forget your health worries – My “New Normal” is all about ‘fun’, by Amy Lessack

I found an entry by Amy Lessack on the LBBC (Living beyond Breast Cancer) website that I thought was worth sharing. Amy was diagnosed with metastatic bc at 43 in 2008.

"Well, what I learned when I was first diagnosed in 2002 when I was 36 is that every day is a gift. Now, I am sure that sounds very trite and I don’t mean it to be. Believe me, there are still many days that don’t always feel like a gift. However, to have the day, even if it is a crappy one, is still one more day alive. For me, that’s a good day."

Read the full article

What I'm grateful for today: That I'm going to see the EAT PRAY LOVE movie this afternoon. And we'll probably want to go out for Italian food afterwards!


WhiteStone said...

I have ovarian cancer and I agree with Amy one hundred percent! *smile*

Janell said...

Great quote from Amy.

Whidbey Woman said...

:) That is a great quote. Enjoy life. Keep looking up.