It’s mid-January 2020! How did that happen already?
How many of you made resolutions for this year? Started strong? Told yourself this year was going to be different?
I have been thinking a lot about what this year may bring. And to do that I have been spending time thinking about and processing what happened in 2019. It’s been almost a full year since my mother died and I stopped being the middle part of the sandwich generation. The last several years, I described myself as the jelly in the PB and J. The peanut butter clings to the bread and acts a bit like the glue while the jelly can ooze out. Sometimes it oozed out towards one side of the bread other times it oozed out towards the other side and when it was just oozing everywhere it was time to remember to breath and remember that “this too shall pass.” It’s different to no longer having my parents as anchors or touch stones. And in sitting in that difference, I have spent a lot of time thinking about what I am going to do with the time I have left, what will be my legacy, how do I want to be remembered.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and it also just so happens to be the month that I take care of those yearly wellness visits. Eye Exam. Physical. GYN visit. Before seeing my GYN doc, the nurse was reviewing my history…and asked about my mammogram and if there was every anything unusual in my breasts. I replied, “No, just that they are dense.” She responded, “Yes, just like everyone else.” It was what I call a ‘throw away’ comment. And it got me thinking what does it mean that I have dense breasts? And then I started thinking that if I had questions maybe some of you would too. [...]
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