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Note to self: Remember to keep putting myself and my needs ahead of others.  Why?  Oh you know .. I go to the doc and leave with a script to kill Scabies. 101 more words


What Defines Me

I was riding in my car this morning, listening to WNYC, and a commercial for Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center came on.  It was talking about survivorship.   806 more words

Adventures in Medical Marijuana

People that love pot really love their pot. When I tell people I’m not so into smoking weed, the passionate pot people protest that I’m simply not using the right strain or method or in the wrong environment. 1,242 more words


On Plans...Or lack Thereof

“So when are you going to graduate?”

“What’s your five year plan?”

These are just a few examples of the types of questions I receive on a regular basis that I find hard to answer. 422 more words

Tomorrow is LIVESTRONG Day

As you might have heard/read, tomorrow (Friday, May 20th) is LIVESTRONG Day, a day to celebrate survivors all across the globe and also remember our loved ones. 244 more words


An unfortunately misleading statement in the AFP

Back in 2014, the American Cancer Society (ACS) issued a really rather thorough set of guidelines on the long-term management of survivors after initial treatment for prostate cancer. 395 more words


Survivorship bias: when we focus only on success

by Carolyn Thomas  ♥  @HeartSisters

We were sitting around with friends and family recently over some very nice red wine when our friend Noel asked a question about my weekly Toastmasters meetings, and specifically about whether I thought there are some people who simply never learn to feel comfortable speaking in public even after Toastmasters training. 1,460 more words

Living With Heart Disease