Spread Happy

Nov 07

Spread Happy

It’s the anniversary of my lung surgery this week.  I woke up from that surgery last year to learn that the spot on my lung spotted by a scan was in fact a cancerous metastasis and not a fungus or weird lesion.  S%#$.  Bummer. And yet, here I am again with No Evidence of Disease living a full free life.  Thank you Jesus.  And thank you Dr. Wonderful and team. I’ve seen healing and continue to defy medical expectation repeatedly: no cancer in my liver, no cancer in my spine, and no cancer in my lung.  No matter what is to come, these miracles cannot be undone.  And regardless: I’m doing today well. How fantastic is it that I have No Evidence of Disease one year post-op?! Pretty freaking fabulous, people.  FANTASTIC. I am so, so grateful for this blessing.  As ever, I like to spread happy mojo in celebration. It got me thinking: I’m so blessed to be doing what I most love doing right now.  Loving my husband, raising my girls, living a beautiful life.  I think hope know I am making positive contributions to the world in the way that I am intentionally living out my life. Loving what you do and making a living by doing it is the holy grail in life’s careers.  I’m blessed that Brad and I together have created a life we’re proud of and grateful for. I remember when I understood what my dad did for a living as a health insurance small business owner.  He explained to me, “My job is that I help other men/women take care of their families.  I like my job because I allow my clients to sleep peacefully at night  knowing that their families are secure and protected.”  I remember being bowled over with the weight of the sentiment, that he had such an important job.  I’m so proud to have a dad with such high integrity who loves serving people in this way. Mom, too.  She and I started college at the same time for her to get her nursing degree.  I’m so impressed that she pursued a career because she always wanted one.  Now she serves her co-workers and patients constantly, and she’s really happy knowing she...

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