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Image: Jarofquotes.com For solo cancer patients like myself and those who aim to offer them support, many resources exist to provide a helping hand. Here are a few that I used during my treatment. American Cancer Society, cancer.org: To volunteer … Continue reading

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  Image: 123rf.com Though I think that common sense probably tells us that exercise aids cancer treatment (heaven knows that I felt better when I did restorative yoga or took walks when I was sick), but when there is science … Continue reading

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  Dailyolivian.com Oh boy, oh boy! I am tickled pink (no pun intended) to be interviewed by Lisa Dukart for Main Line Today Magazine. What a nice way to wrap up Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Remember, it’s not just about … Continue reading

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Image: 123rf.com Did you know that yoga for cancer patients has been associated with lower rates of inflammation, reduced pain and improved sense of acceptance and appetite? Yuppers. I really looked forward to my yoga sessions during treatment, and to … Continue reading

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Mustmammo

  Parade.com #mustmammo With zero family history of breast cancer, Amy Robach wasn’t concerned about the disease when she got her first mammogram on the air in October 2013. But within days, she was diagnosed with Stage II breast cancer. … Continue reading

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Image: Butyoudontlooksick.com As many of you may recall, I was the patient for whom everything that could go wrong seemingly did. My, oh my. From my colitis (i.e., spewing from both ends) to extraordinary pain because someone forgot to give me … Continue reading

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Cliparts.com   Breast cancer is not just a disease that strikes women.  It strikes at the very heart of who we are as women:  how others perceive us, how we perceive ourselves, how we live, work and raise our families … Continue reading

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Lymphedivas

Image: Pinterest.com Celebrate seamless and compression and style. Manage your lymphedema with panache, grace and confidence. LympheDIVAs seamless arm sleeves, gauntlets and gloves are fashionable, comfortable, breathable, and designed to provide the standard graduated 20-30mmHg and 30-40mmHg compression used to … Continue reading

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Friendship

  Image: Huffingtonpost.com For the past 24 hours, I’ve had the incredible opportunity to spend time with a dear girlfriend. My heart is full of gratitude and appreciation for our time together. While I always wish for just a little more … Continue reading

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Image: fda.gov Did you know adults who take a low-dose aspirin daily over an extended period of time appear to have a lower risk of certain cancers? Yuppers. Men and women who were part of two studies reported on aspirin … Continue reading

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