How I Took My Life Back From Anxiety After Cancer

Five years ago, we started a family tradition. Every year, we have either gone on an end of summer extravaganza of excitement, rollercoasters, crazy food, road trips and beaches or we have rented a cottage for a week up north. Not even cancer could take that away from us.

2020 was the second year we rented a cottage up north. We thought long and hard about what was best for our family considering the global pandemic. First was The Kawarthas which was exciting and packed with people, and this year was beloved Parry Sound, Ontario – a place I spent time as a small child and still have fond memories of, and was remote, quiet and not largely populated. This year gave me the opportunity to reflect on all that has happened and all that has changed since our last northward adventure.

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