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Telling the kids

I told the kids last night about my breast cancer. They were amazing. Dahlia wiped her brow and said "phew!" when I said early on in the conversation that I was going to be okay. Ben asked if my hair was going to fall out (won't know about chemo until a few weeks after surgery). When Dahlia asked what surgery is, Ben enacted cutting off her shoulder and then sewing it back on. Then spontaneously, as if on cue, Ben stood up and started singing the 90's pop song, "Everybody Dance Now" as he and Dahlia started shaking it on the living room rug (appropriately called the dance floor in our house). Okay then. We are all going to be okay. Thanks to all of you who are sending out positive juju for me and my family. It's working!
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56 Comments

Marie Pickard
By Marie Pickard
What a blessing you are! Sending Love, Light, Prayers and some wild dance moves. Keep shaking it!
Lori Moone
By Lori Moone
Best wishes for a speedy recovery. Your positive outlook is truly inspirational!
Maribeth Juraska
By Maribeth Juraska — last edited
I just saw your video and find your courage, and I'm Gonna Win Again N Again (hey that spells out Igwana!) attitude, to be more than inspirational. It's an attitude that enables fully recovery and healing. Just like iguanas in the wild, you have a "third eye," too! Your third eye seems to see not only what there is but what can be....Good health, happiness and peace with your life in the moment. God bless you....
Sarah Deavitt
By Sarah
Saw your video on Facebook and shed joyous tears. Your passion for life and positive spirit is beyond inspiring! Heal well and stay blessed.
vidya ram
By Vidya
Speedy recovery deb, you are amazing.
Ivette Carire
By Ivette Carire
Love your positive attitude and yes you can work it on the dance floor,so can all the ladies in that OR.Praying for your speedy recovery and a cancer free long life. Keep on dancing!!!!
Pam Maxeiner
By Pam Maxeiner
Prayers for you and your family. I know you will be healed because you have such a good attitude about what you are facing. Take care <3
Annie Love
By Annie
I love it! U r AWESOME:) and u can REALLY dance:)!!!!!!
michelle warren
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Just watched your video. your and inspiration to all . luved it. may your recovery go well. oh and p. s. your a fantastic dancer (( hugs))
Pam Kayden-Babish
By Pam Kayden-Babish
Sending you out positive healing juju!! Warm healing hugs! love to dance..yay!