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I can’t believe I am going to write about this—the middle school girl inside of me is giggling at the subject—but I think there’s something to be learned from my recent experience with laxatives. 621 more words

Volunteer Recognition: One day at a time

During our 2017 Volunteer Appreciation Day, Support Volunteers worked with leading trainer Rick Sawyer to list the qualities of a hero – the qualities of a Support  Volunteer. 292 more words

Doses Of Hope

This Shit is Hard

Healing from trauma, regardless as to what that trauma is, is hard.  It’s not even easy to put into words just how hard this work is.  2,492 more words

My Herstory

Clustering My Healthcare

Clustering is my approach to optimizing my health and wellbeing while meeting the lifelong follow up demands of cancer survivorship.

So, what is it?

Clustering is ALL about being intentional when it comes to medically necessary and predictable appointments that promote my health and wellbeing AND screen for late effects of my cancer treatment. 203 more words


You Are Stronger Than You Think

We’ve all heard stories of people who have conquered the odds; people who have survived unimaginable hardships and difficulty. Our first instinct is to put ourselves in their position and wonder whether we could survive as they have. 267 more words

Issues of Survivorship and Rehabilitation in Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Gerrand, C. & Furtado, S. Clinical Oncology | Published online: 22 April 2017

As the number of survivors of extremity soft tissue sarcoma increases, so does the need to understand the experience of survivors and develop measures, systems and services that support rehabilitation into normal life roles. 120 more words


Branded - Part Three

This post is so long overdue, in fact, there’s a number of posts that are overdue, posts that I’ve been half writing in my head but never made it as far as here.  2,471 more words

My Herstory