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Six Things to Remember About Your Friend Who’s Fighting Cancer

A dear friend is fighting cancer. And when I say “fighting” I mean she’s in a gloves off, hair pulling, knees to the groin, knock-down, drag-out, all-out war. She is not winning. Since her diagnosis more than three years ago, I’ve learned a lot about what an evil menace cancer is. No amount of charity […]

Losing My Identity in Motherhood

Sometimes I sit around thinking about my girls when they’re teens. (And when I say “thinking”, I really mean “worrying” like a neurotic person). I wonder about millions of things. I wonder if they’ll like me. I wonder if they’ll think I hugged and kissed them enough as kids. I wonder if they’ll have body […]