Secrets of Success





Remembering to be grateful for what I do have and focusing on that. When I had my double mastectomy this year I was grateful for a loving and supportive family, a good job, health benefits and a skilled and caring plastic surgeon. I was grateful that I didn't need chemo. I don't play "Pollyanna" and yet the truth is that there is always something good that comes from even the most challenging situation - even if it is the realization that you had the strength to get through it.

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  • I too believe, things happen for a reason. My family and I are probably healthier than ever since my Breast Cancer in 2005. We us totally organic personal items and eat the best we can. I think it makes you a stronger person as well - being able to endure, seem to give you intestinal fortitude! - by DEBORAHBROWN1
  • How right you are. - by ALLGRACEY
  • You are so right, I needed that! - by FLIGGACHICA
    I believe that everything happens for a reason. The hard times that we endure help us to become stronger. It is also true for our loved ones when they see us going through a hard time. They learn how to deal with things. Best wishes to you and keep up the great attitude. - by CHARLOTTEPI
  • This is fantastic. God is surely with you. - by DIDMIS
  • Someday what seems 'Terrible' right now may turn into the Best thing that ever happened to us. - by LJCANNON

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