Squeezing fitness into your day

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Many, many times I have written here about the benefits of exercise in cancer prevention and recurrence. While I may not be able to control whether or not my cancer comes back, it makes the… Continue reading

Care for the caregiver

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A few weeks ago, I posted  “Cancer – harder on the patient or the spouse?”, the personal reflection of one man on his struggles as a care-giver to his wife, who underwent treatment for breast… Continue reading

At a loss for words – the day Twitter crashed

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Yesterday afternoon, European time, yesterday morning, US time, I went to post a link to a new blog post on Twitter – nothing! Just the stanard “the Dell search page you are looking for…”… Continue reading

Friday Poem

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Last night as I was sleeping, I dreamt—marvelous error!— that I had a beehive here inside my heart. And the golden bees were making white combs and sweet honey from my old failures.… Continue reading

Do More

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How’s this for a great mantra to live your life by. This really inspired me today. Do more than belong: participate. Do more than care: help. Do more than believe: practice. Do more… Continue reading

Amy Mickelson – Good News from Houston

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  “Good News from Houston” is the title of a recent post by Phil Mickelson on his website. Both Phil’s wife, Amy and his mother, Mary have undergone surgery for breast cancer in… Continue reading

5 tips for living well after breast cancer

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After the dramas of breast cancer, you may be tired of tending to your own body and soul, but putting the illness behind you requires a commitment to healthy habits and sometimes a… Continue reading

No Family History: The Environmental Links to Breast Cancer

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No Family History: The Environmental Links to Breast Cancer (Rowman & Littlefield) is the title of a new book which presents compelling evidence that exposure to everyday products such as cosmetics and toiletries,… Continue reading

Be a volunteer at the LIVESTRONG global cancer summit

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The cancer charity established by cycling champion Lance Armstrong is seeking volunteers to help out at a major conference on the disease in Dublin later this month. Up to 500 delegates, including health ministers from… Continue reading

Journaling through cancer

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  I having been reading the following personal testimony by Tesha Urban, a young breast cancer survivor on the Living Beyond Breast Cancer website.  It really resonated with me, and coverd so many issues, which I… Continue reading