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Welcome to December, sweet Cancer., an eclipse brought unexpected, but necessary, change. Dead-end jobs and relationships came to a close, making way for exciting new opportunities. This month brings another eclipse, plus a Venus retrograde to further shake up your love life, so let's get to it. First, on Wednesday, December 1, one retrograde comes to an end. The dreamy planet since Friday, June 25. During the past few months, you experienced a social shakeup, Cancer. When the ethereal planet goes direct in its home sign of Pisces, any illusions about are lifted. You're ready to stop feeding into negativity and pour your energy into loyal friends who always have your back.
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The perfect night to spend with such essential people is Saturday, December 4. There's a new moon and solar eclipse in adventurous Sagittarius. The traditional knowledge aboutis to take it easy and not make any sudden moves, because eclipses can cause abrupt endings. But that doesn't mean that you have to act like a hermit, darling Cancer, so have a chill weekend with trusted friends and wake up Monday feeling reinvigorated.
This transit sees you further craving sexual intimacy in the form of long-term companionship.
On Monday, December 13, the communication planet Mercury enters responsible Capricorn and lights up your 7th House of Partnership. Maybe it's thanks to the holidays or so-called cuffing season, but you begin craving more emotional depth in your love life. You want something long-term and are ready to put in the work to make it happen. Remember, this is why you have to let lukewarm romances go: they distract you from the real thing. Also, on Monday, December 13, the fighter planet Mars enters Sagittarius and your 6th House of Health. Mars rules our sexual energy, so this transit could see you further craving sexual intimacy in the form of long-term companionship. A steady love life — whatever that looks like for you — will be beneficial for your mental health. People find love every day, Cancer. There's no reason why you can't have the stable love life you've been lusting after.
Metastatic Breast Cancer Is On the Rise In Younger Women — Here's Everything You Need to Know
Not only is breast cancer the most common cancer type among women, but annually, an estimated 284,200 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with with its most advanced form: stage 4. Here's what experts want you to know. As daunting as this might all sound, stage 4 breast cancer is not always a death sentence, says Jane Mendez, M.D., Chief of Breast Cancer Surgery at Miami Cancer Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida. Rather, she notes, "it's just the beginning of a long conversation." Here's what Dr. Mendez and other breast cancer experts say that women — especially those under 40 — need to know about metastatic breast cancer.
If you've been waiting for the perfect moment to ask your crush out or level up a relationship, the full moon in communicative Gemini on Saturday, December 18, is your day. The moon is your ruling planet, Cancer, so full moons are extremely powerful times of manifestations for you. Not to mention, it's a good idea to get define-the-relationship talks out of the way before Venus retrograde begins on Sunday, December 19, which lasts through Saturday, January 29. It's not impossible to start a new romance during Venus retrograde, but it becomes more challenging, as Venus rules love. When it goes retrograde, romantic communication can feel like walking through molasses. So get the big talks in ahead of time.
You like nice things and being able to take care of not only yourself but your loved ones.
When ambitious Capricorn season begins on Tuesday, December 21, on the Winter Solstice (the shortest day of the year) your attention turns to your money. You like nice things and being able to take care of not only yourself but your loved ones. You may wish to assess your finances, and consider working with a financial planner to help make 2022 your most fruitful year yet. When the lucky planet Jupiter enters its home sign of Pisces, on Tuesday, December 28, keep an ear out for solid financial advice from a mentor, or a lead on a possible new job. Make time for fun during all of that responsible planning, and see you next year!
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3 Metastatic Breast Cancer "Thrivers" on Defying the Odds, Defeating the Disease, and Empowering Their Communities .
Diagnosed in their 20s and 30s, these three incredible women are determined to make a difference for other people living with stage 4 breast cancer. The experience has empowered Kudirka to tune into her body, use her voice, and "enjoy each second of each day." "I wish I had listened to my body sooner, but I was young and thought I was unstoppable," she recalls. "I have learned that, if my body or my gut is telling me something, I should trust it." Although being diagnosed in her 20s initially felt isolating, Kudirka was met with support from family and friends, and she believes the road ahead is bright.