Food insecurity is a very real problem, especially for immunocompromised patients during a pandemic. Being thankful for abundance helps.
Becoming productive in less traditional ways as we adjust to uncertainty, grief and anxiety.
With cancer, uncertainty is the norm, taking some of the sting out of coronavirus anxiety.
Now that I am no longer living the daily trauma of hearing “You’ve got cancer,” I find myself more curious about the “How” of it than “Why me?” I’ve always been fascinated by the mysteries of science. And to satiate that curiosity, I have amassed a collection of partially read and even less-partially understood books… Continue reading From the First to the Last
Reframing the experience helps put cancer in its place.
As Billy Joel says, "It's All About Soul."
Cancer is never a walk in the woods, but like bush-whacking, we make our own paths and prepare for the next adventure.
I may be slow, but I’m beating cancer.
Cancer is a special kind of heartache of missed opportunities and unspoken I love yous.
Inspiration for coping with the challenges of cancer can be found in unlikely places.
I can't write a sonata, but if I were Brahms, this is what my cancer sonata would sound like.
Coping with cancer emotions is hard, especially when there has been a recurrence, Sometimes, the only thing we can do is listen.
Finding solace in the shower became a morning ritual that helped ease the fear.
Setting resolutions is easy, keeping them is a little harder...
Proust had his madeleines but for me it has always been music.
Taking responsibility without guilt.
I still have a hard time calling cancer a gift.
A swollen lymph gland can only mean one thing, or maybe not...