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Let me encourage you

Dear Friends,
It is officially fall!  The seasons are changing so rapidly.  Before you know it we will be in that crazy time of the year where we are celebrating Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and attending all sorts of parties and get togethers.  As people who live with a terminal illness, I know that these seasons can be difficult and beautiful.  I want to take a moment to encourage you.  With a bit more thought and planning these things can be amazing and wonderful for you, not something to dread and feel anxious about.  Many of us have feelings of nervousness when it comes to participating in anything that takes us beyond our daily routine.  With the kick off of candy grabbing children on halloween to the ball drop on New Year's eve, many of us feel pretty unsettled and exhausted.  It doesn't have to be this way.
First off let me apologize for getting you thinking of this in September!  Here is why.  By planning or talking about it in advance, you remove the stress, and perha…

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