Coping in the time of Covid

I am very excited to have the opportunity to speak about my journey with breast cancer; how it has affected my life and how it prepared me to cope with this global pandemic. For more information feel free to reach out to me or www.transatlanticagency.com/clients/speakers/patti-hone/ Thank you all for your support, readership and friendship. The…

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How exactly did we get here?

We’re six months in to the pandemic. I guess we’re making progress?!?! Some days I wonder. And with all this “downtime” I find myself wondering and contemplating many of “life’s” mysteries. Last week, I was asked by a young boy, “Patti, at what age did you become an evolutionist?” Huh? When did I become what?…

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I’m at a loss for WORDS!

I haven’t posted for awhile. To be honest, I have been at a loss at how to put into words just how frustrated, saddened and frightened I am with all that is going on in the world without sounding trite. It’s not like my words or opinion mean anything in the grand scheme of things…but…

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TGIF- Time Goes Increasingly Faster!

It’s the long weekend. Victoria Day, May 2-4, the start of our summer mindset, camping, cottages, traveling, backyard bbq’s with friends….ya, not so much! This weekend doesn’t feel like the celebratory time that we usually experience. The fact that it’s “A long weekend” means nothing to us now. Every weekend is a looooooong weekend. It’s…

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Two Years…Enough Already!

Two years ago today I was told I had breast cancer and would have to undergo a mastectomy. “Excuse me I have what? And you’re going to do what?!?!!?!” I remember being in total shock. I don’t remember driving home from my appointment with the surgeon. I remember sitting on the couch, trying to make…

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Is this the new normal?!?!

Social distancing. Line ups at grocery stores. Work and school closures. Symptoms. Face masks. Task forces. Press Briefings. Flattening the curve. Self isolation. Death counts. Crisis. These are the words, messages and information that bombards us. 24/7. Day after day after long day. One day flows into the next, with no semblance of what a…

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Anyone else feeling vulnerable?

COVID-19, the Coronavirus…that’s all anyone is talking about. We are inundated with information. Unfortunately not all of it is true. And what’s worse is some people are panicking which isn’t helping and others aren’t taking it seriously at all. I went out today to pick up some much needed groceries. It’s always a bigger task…

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CTRL + ALT + DEL

Control Yourself. Alter Your Thinking. Delete Negativity. This is my mantra. It’s what I strive to do everyday. Some days it works…others, well, not so much. Every day is a challenge. Whether its trying to push through the pain of the myriad of things I am dealing with physically; or trying to drum up the…

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The stress of it all…

It’s no secret that I don’t like hospitals! As soon as I walk through the doors I get anxious. I don’t like the smell, the sounds and how much time I have spent in them. Don’t get me wrong. I have the utmost respect for all the staff, volunteers and patients that fill the rooms…

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