Reducing Fear & Anxiety of Cancer Recurrence

It is one of those nights where the kids are unwilling to cooperate, and the house is literally spewing with dirty dishes from breakfast, lunch and now dinner. Tomorrow is expected to be a day full of unmet deadlines both personally and professionally.  And to top it off how to I deal with my thoughts of …

Building Your Immunity After Cancer

Whether you had a cancer diagnosis or other health scare– Build immunity after cancer and you hear it all the time, “you have to build up your immunity”. What does that even mean? How does a previous chemotherapy and radiation breast cancer survivor begin to build immunity? Does building up your immunity really prevent cancer and …

The beautiful thing Is that life moves on – this is waiting through remission

The beautiful thing is that life moves on.  On April 18th, 2015- 2 YEARS AGO ( what?), I was diagnosed with breast cancer.  I never thought I could move on as I have.  I didn’t think that I would be breathing through another kid’s birthday, summer, and farmers market. More importantly,  getting this far on …

Holiday = Stress? How I prevent it from ruining my LIFE, anymore….

  7 Ways to Reduce Stress and Depression Getty Images    Before the holidays come and go, I wanted to share my last tidbit from Send Me On Vacation – Mermaid Journey and I think it is fitting, especially since Holiday = Stress for many individuals diagnosed with or without cancer.  We all manage stress …

Transformation of a Breast Cancer Mermaid ~ Part Two

The Transformation of a Breast Cancer Mermaid ~ two Transformation Tidbits from the Mermaid Journey WHY I HAD CANCER and WHAT IM DOING ABOUT IT. Photo Courtesy of Monica Burton   As I mentioned in the previous posts, I gained a significant amount of wisdom from Rebecca Taylor Shaw during her Send Me on Vacation– …

3 Things to Tell Yourself After Being Diagnosed With Cancer

Most people see cancer patients and notice the hairless features on their heads and face. A tilt of the head and a quiet empathetic sigh are the normal thoughtful gestures one might receive. Chemotherapy in almost all cases is the culprit for the dramatic change of appearance. In fact, before I had chemo, I looked …