Ah, Summertime — After Breast Cancer
Article courtesy of http://www.huffingtonpost.com/
By Barbara Jacoby
"Although summer does not officially arrive for another couple of weeks and the temperatures here in southern CA are below average and the May gray and June gloom are hanging around way late into the day, I am still excited for summer. I think that I need summer more this year than ever before. It seems that day after day lately when I listen to the news or read the headline stories, I can’t seem to find anything that is not sad, depressing or just downright upsetting. Now I am usually such a positive person and don’t ever remember feeling down in the dumps but I am getting a hint of what that must be like because of the way that I am feeling. Thus, I know that with the late arrival of summer here, I am definitely feeling the effects. But, after breast cancer, I have chosen to look at each day quite differently.
So, I have decided to create a summer of my own. I am officially taking a break from watching the news and all drama shows on TV and watching only those things that will make me laugh or make me happy...."