Happiness Is…

A Fresh Start.

Just days before that lump jumped to centre stage, Mark presented me with this birthday card.

Its message so maddeningly trite but true.

Since then, life has seemed a series of countdowns. To surgeries, celebrations and ends of various treatments.

Escaping to the I Can Do It! Conference this weekend reminded me of the importance of choosing :

  • flexibility
  • happiness
  • openness to new perspectives and new possibilities
  • self care
  • healthy thoughts and habits

Above all, it reminded me that every breath can be a chance to start fresh.

I think I’ll take a few.

About Andrea

Andrea Ross was diagnosed with breast cancer October 6, 2009 and intends to survive and thrive. You can read more from Andrea here.
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  • http://www.the3day.org/goto/Jenny.Sinanan2010 Jenny Sinanan

    Hands down, my favorite to-do list, framed with care and displayed in a friend's home.

    Things I need to do today:
    breathe in, breathe out.

    Sending love and restorative breath,
    Jenny

  • http://www.WeCanRebuildHer.com Andrea Ross

    Lovely, Jenny. Thank you.

  • http://www.facebook.com/cowgirl.spirit Colleen Humshrub

    Thank you for sharing some thoughts about the conference — Great to be reminded about these important choices we can make each day! (Love the To-Do list below as well! Will post this in my home-office!)