Monthly Archives: March 2011

This life begins at 40

I never thought it possible for most of my life. Slowly I dared to dream, even whisper it… now I can shout it out loud – “I’ve made it to 40!” For me it is a moment to reflect on … Continue reading

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Eyes wide open

It’s marvelous what you can see when you really open your eyes. Nearly 40 years of suffering with a life-threatening illness has taught me that life is too precious to miss anything. As much as I despise my daily battle … Continue reading

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Think well

There’s a ‘battle royale’ taking place in my body every day I endure my life-threatening illness – it’s the mental struggle between pessimism and optimism. By quashing negative thoughts, more often than not, my cup of life remains half full … Continue reading

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