Harmony Hill Retreat

Last weekend I went off to cancer camp.  It was a weekend retreat for people with cancer and their partners at Harmony Hill.  The location is on Hood Canal in Union, Washington; a lovely environment 2.5 hours north of Portland.

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I was really hoping to have some ah-ha moments at the retreat.  Unfortunately, that did not exactly happen there.  What I did process once I was home is – I’m not doing this cancer thing all that bad.  I am quite pleased at how I have a handle on things.  I also learned, as SW semi-kindly pointed out, I have a pretty low tolerance for bullish!t.  I am a “get directly to the point” gal and work best with people around me who operate the same way.  Both things are good to know.

I encourage others to attend the retreat if it is a reasonable distance away.  Most importantly it is FREE for those who are accepted into the program.  Free is a great price to pay for a weekend away.  There you will be exposed to: small group chit-chats, meditation, yoga, wonderful vegetarian meals, nutrition guidance, and art and music therapy.  The food was very tasty.  So much so, that I regret not purchasing their cookbook.

Now, time to recover quickly before our house guests arrive on Friday.  Yay for visitors!

About kimmywink

I'm Kim. I've got advanced lung cancer. It sucks.
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6 Responses to Harmony Hill Retreat

  1. Diane Fink says:

    Glad you have a good time. Yes, FREE is for me! A low tolerance for b_l_s_i- can be a good thing.
    Have fun with your house guests this weekend. Cancer does suck, but Kim you are a fighter and great woman!

  2. marcy says:

    Your role was to give others a chance at ah-ha moments and I watched it happen. xo marcy

  3. Carolyn says:

    Hi Kim ,
    Left my comment under ‘how to post a comment’ , not sure if you’ll see it , let me know if you do , you can tell I’m new at this .

    Carolyn 🙂

    • kimmywink says:

      Carolyn, Totally understand being a new commenter. The first blog I ever posted a comment on was Linnea Duff’s. I was always an internet lurker…but eventually I became a blog follower…then a blogger! Watch out, it might happen to you too. 🙂

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