colorful chameleonSomeone said to me the other day, “Oh, I could never do what you do.” She was making reference to the fact that I get up every day, no matter how bad I feel, no matter how many doctor’s appointments I have to go to that week, no matter what else may be facing me. She was not the first to say something like that to me, and she certainly won’t be the last. I even get called a “hero” from time to time. Of course, I thank these people and smile, but there is a simple truth that I try not to mention when people are paying me compliments – people do what they have to do to survive.

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