October 31st 2016 – To Life – L’Chaim

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Halloween is one of my least favorite holidays of the year – however, it is a special day for me.  A celebration of life. My life. I am so thankful and grateful to be alive.

You see it was 16 years ago today that I heard those fearfully dreaded words, “You’ve got Cancer”. 16 Years Ago today since my Cancer Diagnosis.

Some may ask “Why is she celebrating the anniversary of her cancer diagnosis?”

Actually I am not celebrating the day of my diagnosis. What I am celebrating is “Being Alive”. Living with cancer. Surviving cancer. Beating cancer.

Celebrating  being alive and enjoying my life with my family – especially our new grandson Isaac. Living in South of France, Southern California and England and loving it.

As many of you know, I am a very positive person and I can find the positive in every situation, even living with cancer. No one ever wants a cancer diagnosis but I have found the gifts that it has brought into my life. Living in an attitude of gratitude, being grateful and thankful for all of the blessings in my life everyday – the gift of a new day, good health, my beautiful family, our many good friends around the world and the abundance and prosperity in our lives. Every day brings new friends into our lives as well as new opportunities to touch people’s lives in a positive way and make a difference in the world. Even if that means in our village, in our community or in other parts of the world.

There is no cure today for the type of cancer that I was diagnosed with, however there could be one tomorrow. So in the meantime, I continue to Live each day to the fullest, Love many people and Laugh a lot. I treasure every moment with my family and friends. I am thankful and grateful for all of the blessings in my life.

I am so happy I am alive!! The sun is shining, the sky is blue, it is a beautiful day and we will soon be home with our family and friends in Southern California for the holidays.

For those of you who do enjoy celebrating Halloween – Happy Halloween.

Happy Halloween

“L’Chaim Tovim Ul’Shalom,” “For a Good Life, and for Peace.”

5 thoughts on “October 31st 2016 – To Life – L’Chaim

  1. Well spoken, Max…keeping positive and living life to the MAX !
    Enjoy your holidays with your family. Look forward to seeing more photos of Issac and to see how he has grown 🙂 Max Brad and Liss xx

  2. How nice to read your positive thoughts Maxine…I’m glad to know you and Steven…It’s a good relationship…and I’m so happy for both of you…you deserve it! 🙂 Looking forward to seeing you soon again! 🙂

  3. God Bless you my dear friend.
    On this anniversary day of life and promise, I am thinking of you and your amazing journey. Continue to contemplate the greatness of God by living with faith and expectancy. Bless you and your wonderful family.

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