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From Emotional Health to Mental Healing

“I don’t understand why we don’t consider emotional health as important as mental health!” Maggie would say to me.  “Honestly, it is just as important – if not more so.  If people were able to talk about their emotions they … Continue reading

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Get up!!!!

They arrived, in the snow, yesterday afternoon.  The emotions were palpable, but no one came right out with it.  I didn’t want to cry and I’m pretty sure they didn’t either.  We hugged – good, tight hugs – and then … Continue reading

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There are more than 50 shades of grey in life

There is no line to cross To know when you have passed from pain-free to too much pain There is no line to cross To know when you have moved from independence to dependence There is no line to cross … Continue reading

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You Look Fabulous!

Those are perhaps the three best words I could have heard today.  They were spoken by my nurse at RVH – just prior to my blood-test results were reviewed by the doctor. “Any vomiting or nausea, Stacey?” “No.” “Any pain … Continue reading

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