An end and a beginning February 9, 2016 by Alex Leave a comment March 2015: a few weeks before my diagnosis ‘We imagine that as soon as we are torn out of our habitual path all is over, but it is only the beginning of something new and good. As long as there is life, there is happiness. There is a great deal, a great deal before us.’ Leo Tolstoy February 2016: at the end of active treatment. Advertisements Share this:TwitterFacebookGoogleLike this:Like Loading... Related Author: Alex I am a teacher and love reading and writing. I write short stories, poetry, blogs and children's stories. I was diagnosed with breast cancer in April 2015.