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A Thin Red Line

All that you, a casual observer, can see is a thin red line. That’s all that remains of my big, beautiful, sustenance-producing, cleavage plunging, double Ds that nearly killed me. One thin, red, line. It covers nearly half my circumference. It has no feeling. It has no shape. It serves no purpose. It’s numb. What […]

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Conquer Public Speaking With These Tips

Picture yourself standing on a stage in front of a large crowd of strangers. You’re trying to recall details on the topic you’re speaking about, but you suddenly lose your train of thought. You tell yourself to picture everyone in their underwear, but it doesn’t work. Why do people say that works?! Sweat drips down […]

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Embracing Change

Over the holiday weekend, myself, my husband and our three kids traveled to the Northwoods to enjoy the fall colors and help my dad clean up the cabin for the winter. My parents bought a place on the Cisco Chain in Watersmeet, Michigan when I was in college. It’s everything a cabin should be – […]

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3 Reasons Why You Should Pursue a Career in Case Management

This week, individuals and organizations across the country are celebrating National Case Management Week. Unfortunately, many people are still unfamiliar with the role that case managers play in our healthcare system and throughout our communities. A case manager assists in the planning, coordination and evaluation of medical services for a patient. Their work focuses on […]

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Where Does the Time Go?

It’s been a year since we last spoke. At this time last year, I was recovering from a surgery to repair a lost expander.  I was still in treatment, still making my way through the meandering journey of living through cancer. I am, again, just out of surgery, had hoped to be “flat” by now, […]

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