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Angelina Jolie, gorgeous woman she is, broke silence by courageously offering knowledge to all of us she chose a double preventive double mastectomy in an op-ed piece, New York Times. She lost her mother to ovarian cancer and Angelina … Continue reading
TRIANGLE BREATHING Triangle breathing is a great tool to use for effectively decreasing stress whether you are cancer patient or caregiver. You can use triangle breathing … Continue reading
What if you heard what your own voice had to say…Listen… We aren’t so much schooled in listening to our own voice. Rather, early … Continue reading
L. Marie Shadwick wrote a moving guest post about survivor guilt and how it affected her. I see many patients who experience survivor’s guilt, and have found it is not uncommon. To quote from L. Marie’s guest post, “Why was I … Continue reading
I was walking down the hallway of the hospital and wearing a large grin. I had just received the results of my mammogram – still no evidence of disease (3+ years cancer free). My mood quickly changed when I walked … Continue reading
Shock stops you in your tracks but you must deal with it. Terror stops you in your tracks but you must take time to feel it. An emotional shutdown, the kind where you feel completely numb, must be attended to. … Continue reading
Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention…Rachel Naomi Remen What could be more powerful or significant for relationships then your undistracted presence or fully “showing up”? I listened to a conversation unfold: She: … Continue reading
Sometimes Silence is the Answer. Dalai Lama Questions: How do I get through this? Treatment Caregiving in addition to working and managing household Recurrence and Metastasis Anger, fear, worry, shock Being here for my kids Watching her go through this … Continue reading
Life situations and thoughts sometimes combine in a chaotic way bringing a smorgasbord of feelings such as… anxiety, stress, worry, fear, doubt, overwhelm, and… and… and… STOP IT! by taking a 10 minute time out. As a result, you will … Continue reading
Turn on the TV, reports about flu!!!!! Read the newspaper, headlines about flu!!!!! Social Media, much talk about flu!!!!! Getting the flu is scary, particularly when you have an already compromised immune system. Scaring yourself about getting the … Continue reading