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Back at the Coop with Edwina

On Thursday, I met Edwina for her doctor’s appointment at Cooper Green, this time with her primary care physician Dr. Hamby. While Edwina hasn’t been feeling well in recent months–during which she’s taken several trips to the emergency room, some in ambulances–she looked happy and healthy. 194 more words


Forgetting Cancer

I want to take this time now to talk something that is extremely common in the human nature: forgetting – specifically something bad – when perhaps we should not. 590 more words


A Breath of Fresh Air

We must accept finite disappointment but never lose infinite hope.

-Martin Luther King Jr.

For a very long time, lung cancer research had languished and little improvement occurred in treatments and patient care. 590 more words

Lung Cancer

My 2nd Act hits Birmingham

Check out local television coverage of My 2nd Act, a stage show about cancer survivorship that hit the stage in Birmingham this past Sunday.

http://abc3340.com/news/local/ten-cancer-survivors-telling-their-story-one-city-at-a-time… 44 more words


Visibility - Standing with Standing Rock

Me performing a haka for those at Standing Rock

and this is the translation:

The challenge has been laid down

The call of invitation received… 31 more words


Branded - Part Two

As I said in my last post, today is the last day that I have to live with all of this.  Tomorrow, all of this is going to change – I’m no longer going to have to live with the ramifications of my branding, I’m no longer going to have to look at ‘whore’ carved into my leg, I’m no longer going to have to hate my body… 1,368 more words

My Herstory

Call for Abstracts: Innovative Approaches to Optimal Cancer Care in Canada (Due Dec 16) for the "Innovative Approaches to Optimal Cancer Care in Canada Conference" April 7 - 8, 2017

Submit your Abstract for the Innovative Approaches to Optimal Cancer Care in Canada, taking place April 7-8, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario. This is one-of-a-kind opportunity to connect with cancer care colleagues from across Canada and learn about innovative approaches to enhance the quality of care. 122 more words