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JoJo is a cancer survivor, aspiring writer and artist working on an inspirational book about living with a BRCA1 mutation, her family history of breast cancer, the pancreatic cyst that almost took her life, medical complications, and her own battle with breast cancer and road to recovery. For more about JoJo, visit her blog at jojoslife.com.

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When Life Gets Hard: Keep Moving Forward, One Step at a Time


“You just do it. You force yourself to get up. You force yourself to put one foot before the other, and darn it, you refuse to let it get to you. You fight. You cry. You curse. Then you go about the business of living. That’s how I’ve done it. There’s no other way.” ~Elizabeth Taylor

Most of us will experience hard choices, stressful events, and difficult situations that will impact us in one way or another for the rest of our lives.

Hard times happen. They teach us lessons, make us stronger, and give us a deeper sense of …