My Story of Hope

mystoryofhope

I believe in hope. Hi, I’m Laura. I’m a former educator, author, and nurturer of strength. Hope is the part of my story I didn’t expect to drive the future of my life, but it’s the part of me that now inspires and encourages others. You see, I was the beach-goer, mountain seeker, God-fearing woman…

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Twice Sisters: We Survived Cancer Together

,My sister and I are ‘twice sisters’ meaning we are blood sisters (born sisters) and pink sisters.  Both of us have been personally affected  by breast cancer which makes us pink sisters.  In September/October of 2014, my sister called me to tell me that her mammogram was flagged and the radiologist really wanted to do…

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A Moment of Weakness

  I was between my sixth and seventh chemo treatment with only two more to go and I had a moment of weakness.  The last chemo hit me hard.  Every muscle and cell in my body hurt.  At the last appointment, Dr. Wonderful (Hematologist-Oncologist) told me to sit outside in the late afternoon to get some vitamin…

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April and May

April and May

In April and May, I look for the hummingbirds. Their visit has significant and special meaning to me. Seven years ago, I was  four months into my chemotherapy and my Oncologist suggested I sit outside to get some late afternoon vitamin D. Along came a beautiful hummingbird and then his mate a couple of minutes…

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