Tag Archives | Carol Skeen

Friday, January 4, 2013

Willa Cather’s quote “Why, when I was writing about it, it came right out of the ink bottle” describes just how I felt in regards to my blog when I was first diagnosed with cancer but now when life is going good, don’t get me wrong, there are always weeds in the field, the writing […]

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Thursday, September 20

Quote of the Day:  “Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.”  Ralph Waldo Emerson A few days ago, my doorbell rang and I looked through the glass side panels and couldn’t see anyone.  When I opened the door, I looked immediately down to see a big white […]

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Monday, September 26

Quote of the Day:  “Whatever course you have chosen for yourself, it will not be a chore but an adventure if you bring to it a sense of the glory of striving, if your sights are set far above the  merely secure and mediocre.”  David Sarnoff Yesterday, Mary’s mom, Rosemary came to visit Carol Skeen’s […]

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Friday, August 19-Saturday, August 20

Quote of the Day: “Find a place which speaks to your soul, which calls you back.” Exercise Log:  Friday, Jen, Linda, Sue B. and I walked from Jen’s house- 3.74 miles.  We stopped into Linda’s house and saw her new puppies- very cute.  Linda told me about a job offer that I applied for.  Anxious […]

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Sunday, July 3

Quote of the Day:  “Life is not about how fast you run or how high you climb but how well you bounce.”   Vivian Komori Today I’m going to Sue B.’s ward and talk to the Young Women about service.  First of all, I’m excited because this will give me a chance to publicly thank […]

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Saturday and Sunday, June 18 & 19

Quote of the Day:  “With compassion in your heart, every thought, word and deed can bring about a miracle.”  Thich Nhat Hanh “If you want only one thing too much, it’s likely to turn out a disappointment.  The only healthy way to live, as I see it, is to learn to like all the little […]

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Wednesday, May 18

Quote of the Day:  “Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew.  They’re what make the instrument stretch- what makes you go beyond the norm.”   Anonymous Exercise Log:  Woke up and did 2.25 on Stairmaster and then 4.61 w/ Sue O., Sue B. and Patti. We did the gut-buster route […]

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Saturday, April 23

Quote of the Day:  Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself; I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today.  I can choose which it shall be.  Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet.  I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy about […]

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Tuesday, April 5

Quote of the Day:  When life gives you lemons, cut them in half and squirt life in the eye!  Author Unknown From Waking the Warrior Goddess:    Custom # 22  Keep your home as toxin-free as possible.  I will write in blog about this in future date. Chemo # 2-  Today my sister, Erin, picked […]

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Thursday, March 24

Quote of the Day: Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved. Helen Keller From Waking the Warrior Goddess: Custom # 12 Get adequate amounts of selenium every day. At the Cancer Center at IMC, there is a mural w/ leaves and on the […]

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