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Cancer Daughter

Just Keep Breathing: Coping With the Loss of a Young Adult Child to Cancer

Pat Taylor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Pat Taylor

What I did to keep breathing is different from what someone else will choose to do. I think that is the key word: choose. We can either choose to follow our child into the grave or learn to live without them. Live or die? Cancer stole their young lives... will it steal yours, too?

Reclaiming Christmas: A Mother's Story

Pat Taylor | Posted 02.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Pat Taylor

The holidays can be a difficult time for those of us who have lost a loved one to cancer. Cancer can take away all the joyful child-like innocence and magic of Christmas, if we let it. Can such a fathomless hole in the heart ever be filled? Yes, I believe it can be... eventually.

To Live, Die Or Advocate: A Mother's Choice

Pat Taylor | Posted 02.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Pat Taylor

What is a mother to do when she first hears that her healthy, funny, bright, charismatic daughter has been diagnosed with cancer at age 23? Stand by her side, of course. However, what is a mother to do when that same daughter dies at age 26?