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Aspects of Cancer

Aspects of Cancer

| October 27, 2013 | 4 Comments

If you are familiar with the work of Andrew Lloyd Weber, then you are probably familiar with his musical, Aspects of Love. One of the biggest songs to come out of this venture is, “Love Changes Everything” by Don Black and Charles Hart.  As I was playing this today, I changed the lyrics a tad […]

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Butterflies Are Free

Butterflies Are Free

| October 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Yesterday,  my friend, Sheryl, passed away from metastatic breast cancer.  She was married and had two children.  Her youngest was eight years old. In and out of the hospital became the norm for my friend and her family.   Even though my friend looked gaunt, most days she wore makeup including eyeliner and donned a […]

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Where are your thoughts taking you?

Where are your thoughts taking you?

| October 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Have you ever contemplate what affect your thoughts are having on your well- being? Consider Deepak Chopra MD’s remark, “The average human thinks about 16,000 thoughts a day, but 90% of today’s thoughts are the same ones we had yesterday.” We almost become ‘addicted’ to our thoughts. So what are you thinking? Are those thoughts of success, […]

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Cancer and the Leaky Pipe

Cancer and the Leaky Pipe

| October 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

The biggest mistake you can make is to assume that your clinician or oncologist will understand everything that it will take to keep you alive. They may do their best, but you cannot make that assumption. Conventional doctors are there to treat your cancer; they do so with surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. Yet, these tools […]

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Making the most of every day…

Making the most of every day…

| October 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Last Monday I went for a run (who am I kidding? More like a slow jog) I hadn’t been in a few weeks so I was quite pleased to be feeling pretty good. Just over a mile in it all changed. I stepped squarely on a rock which seemed to penetrate the bottom of my […]

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Looking forward

Looking forward

| October 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

I have to tell you all that I am looking forward to spending more time here blogging. It may be randomness at its best, related to breast cancer, thriving, stage IV, caregiving, and a multitude of other things. Hope you comment soon and come back often. Every day we are killing cancer!

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To Pink Or Not To Pink, That Is The Question

To Pink Or Not To Pink, That Is The Question

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Today is officially the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  This is typically when pink merchandise comes out of the woodwork.  Some of it is tasteful and some of it is tacky.  Will I wear anything and everything pink?  The answer is no.  Do I wear pink?  The answer is yes. The why behind it […]

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Enjoy Life, We Will Take Care of Your Hair

Enjoy Life, We Will Take Care of Your Hair

| September 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Losing your hair during chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy can be devastating. You just want it back as soon as possible and for the hair that grows to look healthy. Dr. Lewenberg’s Formula can help you regrow your hair faster and keep it. This is true even if you are taking medications to prevent recurrence of […]

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Think it. See it. Achieve it.

Think it. See it. Achieve it.

| September 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dear BCW Members, As this is my first BCW blog, I thought it would invite you to read the ‘behind the scene’ development of In Mind In Body, the organisation I have founded to help ease and prolong the lives of people living with cancer.   Since my cancer diagnosis in 2010, my approach to […]

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8th Annual Thriver’s Cruise Contest

8th Annual Thriver’s Cruise Contest

| April 30, 2013 | 1 Comment

Imagine winning this experience of a lifetime! Enjoying the magnificence of a Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship and meeting other breast cancer survivors and thrivers from across the country on the Breast Cancer Thrivers Cruise in April 2014. The winner will be announced January 15, 2014. Rules and Regulations for Cruise Contest

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