The NEW Things I Like About Me ~ Just Be Enough

On Valentine’s Day I made a point to send love to myself! I compiled a list of things that I love about me the day before Valentine’s day and scheduled a post. Well here it is just two short weeks later and Just Be Enough asked us to come up with a new list of tThings I Like About Me

I am going to confess something, I really thought that I was gonna be stumped. But the past week and a half has certainly given me plenty to add to my list!

The list that I am revealing now is full of breaking news that has pushed me in ways that a year ago were unimaginable for me. My PTSD and Anxiety are under control and I am ready for the world.

1. I am funny! ~ On Valentine’s Day while the world was exchanging cards flowers and chocolates, I received the news that my doctor suspects that I may have uterine cancer because of the formation of cells in my uterus. My response included a hearty laugh and then I said, “Then let’s cut that shit out! I don’t need it anyway.” See, I’ve been here and done this before with cancer and I’m gonna laugh until I have to cry!

2. I do not crumble (or at least not for long). ~ I keep my head in the game regardless of my task. So I called and scheduled the two appointments my doctor recommended: the first was for a 3D Ultrasound and the second was for a biopsy.

3. I am quick to respond. ~ I set up my 3D Ultrasound and had it the very next day and my biopsy is scheduled for March 7th. I informed my husband, family and my bible study group that the monster known as cancer was trying to rear its ugly head again and I let them know I AM PLANNING TO BEAT ITS BUTT!

4. I am determined! ~ I will fight with every fiber of my being to beat this thing and I will not give cancer any of my negative attention. Cancer has already stolen a family member (Rich) and online friend (Susan) from me in 2012 and I am determined that I will not be next!

5. I am more than cancer ~ Cancer does not define who I am and if it is back it will not define who I will become. I am a wife, mother, friend, advocate for special needs families and cancer recovery and I AM MORE THAN ENOUGH!

What are your things? What do you love about you?


25 thoughts on “The NEW Things I Like About Me ~ Just Be Enough

  1. Thank you so much for linking this up.

    I can absolutely hear the strength and power in your voice as you face this next challenge. Keep that with you, and cancer won’t have anything on you!

  2. I’m new to your blog, but can I just tell you that I’m totally floored by your upbeat attitude? I LOVE IT. It’s a total inspiration, and your strength is amazing.

    Thank you for sharing this!

  3. I just clicked over from JBE and I am totally in love with you and your list! What a powerful and amazing list of love for yourself!

    It’s wonderful to read such a positive outlook, and I’ll be coming back to check in on you! 😉

    – Sarah

  4. Thank you for stopping by and your well wishes. Not a fun adventure but it is mine and I plan to document it so that women will not be afraid to find out what is going on with their bodies.

    Oh yeah, Happy Anniversary to you you and Shirley. Love your blog by the way!

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