Ah, mastery... what a profoundly satisfying feeling when one finally gets on top of a new set of skills... and then sees the light under the new door those skills can open, even as another door is closing.
My husband, Clay Felker, died 17 years after his first cancer due to secondary conditions that developed from treatment.
I found the happiest woman in America is between 50 and 55, is happily married, has made significant progress in her career, and lives in a community where she can easily exercise outside. But the most important single thing was she had her last child before she was 35.
I dare to do things - that's how I survive.
Patrick Nielsen Hayden