This year marks the fifth time I am facing a cancer scare within a two-year window of time.
When I heard the news from my doctor, grateful and exhausted are the two words that bubbled up from within me. I recognized all my biopsies and surgeries from the past have come back benign but I am a bit tired of having to do this again. My doctor believes I am fine but it is better to ensure my “health career,” he said, stays in tact.
This news helped me realize I have received a bigger gift now.
When you want to live really well when you are raising your children alone, it is time to make change. A shift. A new beginning for the better for the long haul.
For me, these are the kinds of changes I read about but have not had the courage to do.
When the Burden Outweighs the Blessings
Children are not a burden, but the responsibilities of caring for them sometimes feel overwhelming no matter if you are a single parent or not. They are little people who need guidance, love and direction each and every day.
However, if your quality of life is rather obsolete, and your health is getting tossed to and fro, what can you do?
I cannot even utter, here is the game plan, because life is not a game plan. It’s life. It was given to be enjoyed abundantly. So with great intentionality, we are embarking on a new journey to remove the clutter and let the good stuff in.
I put together a list for us and this is what I came up with: [Read more…]