There has been too much suffering, too much sorrow. How do you combat that? How do you pick yourself up and move on? I say, STOMP that shit to the ground. Dance upon it. If your heart is still beating and as long as your body is able, let the music wash over you and SHAKE THAT MONEY MAKER!
You are here against all odds. You made it… for today at least, so show up with your full self. Let yourself come down off that self imposed cross. Kick that snarky inner critic to the curb. I dare you to let yourself feel something good tonight. Do it in defiance of all the things that threatened to shut you down. Do it because you can and there is no one else quite like you.
You are not broken. You can never be broken.
Published by Melissa Eppard
I am a professionally trained and certified Life Coach with personal experience overcoming cancer as a mom in my mid-30's. After a diagnosis in 2014 I began blogging as a way to communicate with my family and friends, but it soon became much more than that. Writing was my lifeboat and connection with the outside world while immune compromised and healing from surgery.
Now I’m using my personal and professional experiences and living my dream of supporting others as a Healing Hope Cancer Coach. I help my clients understand their options, develop the best care team and a supportive network. Together we unpack the experience of having a cancer diagnosis, processing the emotional impact of a cancer. I offer stress reduction techniques to help manage fear and uncertainty, and coaching to support healing on all dimensions. After treatment ends, I help people find their personal roadmap through the pain and uncertainty, to a life fueled by clarity, personal strength and a connection to their unique life purpose. From diagnosis, through treatment and recovery, no one should go it alone!
I draw upon 10+ years of work immersed in holistic health and wellness. I was born and raised in the Mid-Hudson Valley of New York and live there still with my husband and son. My survivorship blog Melissashealinghope.com chronicles my healing journey. You can learn more about my work as a coach at MelissaEppardCoaching.com.
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9 thoughts on “wake up and LIVE, just because you can”
Thank you for this. It’s certainly what I needed to read this morning after a particularly low day yesterday. We all need a kick in the butt sometimes!
I love that you’ve been documenting your journey, it’s quite inspiring 🙂
Thank you for reading Christy! I hope today is a better day for you!
Right on Sweetie! !! Xoxo
Yeah! Hurray! The bastard will never get you down.
Thank you! ❤️🏆
that’s right!! shake that $-maker :)))…cause you can! OWWWWWWW!!!!
I love the last lines – ³You are not broken. You can never be broken.² That quote is why I like coaching, and why I believe it is so powerful. Once a client understands that they are free to do whatever they want.
On 3/15/15 12:08 AM, “melissa’s healing hope” wrote:
> Melissa Eppard posted: “There has been too much suffering, too much sorrow. > How do you combat that? How do you pick yourself up and move on? I say, STOMP > that shit to the ground. Dance upon it. If your heart is still beating and as > long as your body is able, let the music wash o” >
Amazing !! Your attitude, and your ability to share it with others it’s just fucking amazing. thank you very much for sharing your life and your vibe.
Thank you Jon! Rock on!