Category Archive: Top Posts

CHEMO BRAIN Part I: Is there any hope?

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Originally posted on Lisa Reiter – Sharing the Story:
It’s 14 years since I received high doses of doxyrubicin and ifosfamide, along with two hormone interventions, for cancer. Unfortunately whilst the chemo wreaked…

Mindful Monday

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In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who… Continue reading

Story Of A Love Note

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Many of you know the lovely Karen Sutherland, an honorary blogger in our blogosphere. She is always so generous and supportive on our blogs, taking the time to write heartfelt comments when we post.  For… Continue reading

Mindful Monday

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Today I’m flying low and I’m not saying a word. I’m letting all the voodoos of ambition sleep. The world goes on as it must, the bees in the garden rumbling a little,… Continue reading

In Memory Of Jessie Gruman, Patient Advocate Extraordinaire

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Earlier today I was on one of my regular healthcare Twitter chats and I heard the news that the wonderful patient advocate Jessie Gruman has died.  I was so shocked and deeply saddened… Continue reading

Malala Day: Sharing A Message Of Solidarity #StrongerThan

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Malala Day celebrates the birthday of Malala Yousafzai, the girl who was shot for bravely defying the Taliban and attending school. This year, she has traveled to Nigeria to see the plight of… Continue reading

Mindful Monday

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People are like stained glass windows: they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light within… Continue reading

A Zen Approach to Depression

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Originally posted on Therese J. Borchard:
In his book, “Going to Pieces Without Falling Apart,” psychiatrist Mark Epstein, M.D. tells the famous Buddhist story of Kisagotami and the mustard seed: A young woman…

Stanford Medicine X Conference

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I participated in my first live Google Hangout with some other Stanford Medicine X  ePatient delegates today. I still can’t quite believe I am going to the conference this September.  It is going… Continue reading

On Kindness

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