Category Archive: Top Posts

Monday Motivatation

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Motivation Monday

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Thoughts On Grief

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In a bid to make a blogger out of Karen, I am sharing another excerpt from our email correspondence (with Karen’s permission). I value her wisdom and compassion so much and really think… Continue reading

Why patient stories actually matter

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Originally posted on Heart Sisters:
by Carolyn Thomas  ♥ @HeartSisters Most of our medical visits start with some variation of this opening question: “Why are you here today?” Connecting with and understanding patients…

When Loneliness Makes Cancer Harder

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I was blessed to have the unfailing support of my boyfriend (now husband) and the tender care of my mum to help me through the rigors of cancer treatment.  And yet I still… Continue reading

What’s So Special About Medicine X?

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  I may still be reeling from jetlag after returning from my year’s sabbatical in Australia, but I am already gearing up for more disruption to my circadian rhythm as I prepare for a trip Stateside… Continue reading

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