Cancer

The Disorienting Start of our Cancer Journey

When we get a cancer diagnosis we are suddenly thrown into a new reality dominated by the word itself—Cancer. A dreadful condition, the consequences of which we are well aware. The misery of cancer is well reported. And now it has found us. Nearly half of us go into denial when we are told for …

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Remaining Calm in the Storm of Cancer/Life

One of the greatest challenges I faced with cancer and its treatments was remaining calm and relaxed. Intuitively I felt this state would give me the best chance of healing. A body and mind in tension and stress compromises our immunity and I needed all the help I could get given how invasive radiation and …

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A Meaningful Life is not Measured in Years

Hey Ya’ll, I thought this week I would post an excerpt from my book Love Trust Gratitude Healing: Turning a Battle into a Dance and Making Peace with Cancer. It was during the lead up to my bone marrow transplant that I found myself surrounded by families with children who were going through cancer and various …

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The uncertainty of my cancer keeps me living in the moment

I just finished my annual checkup for multiple myeloma. As it is an incurable cancer it is certain to rear its ugly head again at some point. My checkup involved blood samples and a PET Scan. As I am writing this I don’t know the results. The gap of time between taking tests and knowing …

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