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Regina’s Life Lesson #2: When in doubt, just take the next small step

Posted on July 11th, 2011

Continuing on our journey through Regina Brett’s life lessons in preparation for her appearance at our Tribute Dinner on October 13, Cancer Services’ Program Director Gail Hamm and board member Randy Roberts share their thoughts on “whenever you’re in doubt, just take the next small step.”

“Whether it’s walking through your living room some night without turning on a light, or walking through Grandma’s dark & dusty chicken coop, it’s good advice to just take the next small step. The next step keeps you moving toward your goal. The small step keeps you from striding into unwanted hard objects or weird soft globs, both of which can ruin your day!

The same advice is useful when it comes to a diagnosis of cancer, or the possibility of a cancer diagnosis. It’s helpful to not get too far ahead of yourself and worry about what might never be. Take small, purposeful steps toward finding out IF you have cancer, then the next small step to explore your treatment options. The journey may be long, but the goal be will achieved through the next small step…” ~Gail Hamm, program director

“As the years add up and my running becomes shorter/harder I concluded the best way to finish is to not stop. This applies to much of life.” ~Randy Roberts, board member

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