When it comes to the corona virus, cancer patients are better prepared than most. We know the horrors that are on the horizon, the losses, the grief, the regrouping and the resiliency.

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Love your blog, Liz. You are an amazing writer, and I give you credit for speaking so positively and profoundly. Thinking of you and wishing you the best.


Keep on finding your way – and helping the rest of us in the process. You rock, girlfriend.


Admiring the time and energy you put into your site and in depth information you offer. It’s nice to come across a blog every once in a while that isn’t the same out of date rehashed information. Fantastic read! I’ve bookmarked your site and I’m including your RSS feeds to my Google account


It’s an honor to feature you and your wonderful writing on my blog. Thank you for sharing your voice.


I thoroughly enjoyed reading your responses. I share many of your sentiments, not least of which is that it’s not really possible to ever escape from cancer. You are a terrific writer. Thanks for sharing.


I love the metaphor of cancer as a shadow, never leaving, always there, yet silent. Giving myself the heebee-jeebees over here. I really enjoyed learning more about you. Love and light to you.

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Thank you for sharing. I really enjoyed getting to know a little about you! As you can see I’m a bit late in reading other bloggers blogs. X


Love love love love love this. Thank you.


This is such beautiful and inspiring writing, Liz. And the connection you write about is such an astute reminder for us all. Thank you.


Blessings to you and your family, Liz.

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