What does 'should' mean?
If one can, one may. If one is unable, one practices.
Since your diagnosis have you found yourself trying to do more than you maybe should be? Like working more, exercising more, etc. Just to
I have simply learned that my body is not what it once was, and I can't do as much physically as I used to be able to. Part just due to age, and part due to being beaten down by treatments. But I still do as much as I can, and sometimes, that's too much. I wind up paying for it for a few days with a sore body.
Going through all of this cancer business has been trying.
My faith is certainly stronger. I used to believe a busy life was a successful life. When I got sick I was going mach I with my hair on fire most days. I was not living, I was just busy. I like to say God gave me a time out. It took me months to accept it. Treatment, and all that implies, brought my previous life to a halt. I was sick. Too sick to function. But my mind never stopped. I slowly came around. Today, I make sure I do something I enjoy each day. Nothing big . . . Might just be sharing a smile with a stranger, but I am present. I no longer speed through life. I live a life of gratitude. Sounds crazy, but had I not gotten sick, I would have never stopped to smell the roses. I believe God thumped me in the head and forced me to slow down. I wish I had been smart enough to do it without getting sick, but I was not.
Let me wish you all a Merry Christmas and happy holidays. May 2017 be a most excellent new year!
My faith and prayers of people from all over Iowa and beyond have definitely gotten me through. I am an 8 year Breast Cancer Survivor, 4 1/2 year Kidney Failure Survivor and 1 1/2 year Stage 3, C1, Aggressive Endometrial Cancer Survivor. I am a Survivor and I Thank God for each new day. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all the Survivors and their families.