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Mindfulness: The love within your love

And you? When will you begin that long journey into yourself? -Rumi Two years ago, I accidentally began to practice mindfulness. On hearing the plan that I needed six rounds of chemotherapy, I thought that it would be a great … Continue reading

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Chemotherapy: The year of my hair

Before I started chemotherapy in March 2011 I had had the same hairdo for 20 years. It was long and very dark brown and curly and I loved it. It was, I believed, my crowning glory and I imagined I … Continue reading

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Experiencing embodiment

Last spring I began six rounds of chemotherapy which changed the relationship between me and my body forever. The chemo worked so well on the first round, it shut down my immune system and put me in hospital. Then each … Continue reading

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