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Flash mob, art and nature

The virtual "Get Me Bodied Flash Mob" on Tuesday Nov 5th -- 7:30am pacific time is on! 
I will be dancing in my little hospital gown and bouffant cap in the Mt. Zion operating room with the surgical and anesthesia teams. My fantasy is for you to play the song (found here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RioOJ7dZxuw) and dance wherever you happen to be (in the kitchen, the carwash, subway platform [Dan!], classroom, Labor and Delivery unit, wherever!) -- ideally at 7:30am but really anytime Tuesday. It would be extra remarkable if you could send me a photo (or, better yet, a short video segment) of you dancing (via caringbridge.org or deborahcohan1@gmail.com). I have visions of a healing video montage. Nothing brings me greater joy than catalyzing others to dance, move, be in their bodies. Are you with me people?

and...another amazing day. I played hooky with Benjamin and Dahlia. I brought them to the Mt. Zion Art for Recovery/Cancer Resource Center. Creative genius Cindy Perlis helped the kids mold their swirling emotions into art. A beautiful morning of connection and expression. Cindy, you are a treasure. Then a beautiful afternoon at Pinehaven Farm (chicken dance photos attached). Thank you Riki for your patience, creative energy, kindness and wisdom. 


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1550 Replies

Vickie Kidner
By Vickie Kidner
I cried and then I danced. Thank you.
Deseria Creighton Barney
By Deseria Creighton Barney
You are such an inspiration! My husband is a nurse and he enjoyed watching this video. May God Bless you and the hospital personnel. Praying for your good health and speedy recovery!❤️
Ann  Carothers
By Ann Carothers
You are Amazing!!! Such an inspiration.Wish you'd been with me in my OR! Thank you for sharing this and inspiring so many. Sending healing thoughts and prayers to you for a speedy recovery and hope to see you dancing soon!
Lily Marapao
By Lily — last edited
Keep the healing vibrations high! Love your energy and your love for life! Who says docs can't dance! Be well! Thoughts & prayers for speedy recovery! :-)
Michelle Blackshear
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Hi Deb! I have battled cancer 4 times now, with breast cancer being #3. Your spirit & joy will carry you through this healing time and create beautiful memories along the way! Keep dancing, girl! God bless!
Adele Black
By Adele Black
Sending positive energy and prayers for a complete recovery.
Joan Pike
By Joan Pike
You are truly inspiring! My daughter is in Med school and just said she would love to rotate through that OR! Positive thoughts are coming your way...
Starr Robinson
By Starr Robinson
Stay strong you are an inspiration
erika kubat
By Erika K
Amazing! Thank you for the smiles tonight with your video.
Barbara Laffan
By Barbara Laffan
I cried and watched your courage, grace, and joy with awe. You show what strength we can bring to any situation, and how our will and spirit can prevail. I wish you a complete and speedy recovery! I have some physical challenges. I'll remember your dance as a way to cope with them. You inspire us all.
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