Fatigue & Cancer

Why am I so blasted tired!!?  I feel like my feet are sunk to the knees in wet clay, just trying to get around the house.  I can remember feeling this way through my treatment.  Not every day, but often … Continue reading

So…Who’s Teaching Who?

After working in a profession for 30+ years, one would think they must probably have a handle on it all. After all, there is the Master’s Degree, further accreditation classes, continuing education classes, on-line courses, years of hand-on experience, and … Continue reading

Love Affair With My Port

Oh, my love affair with my port began less than a month after my diagnosis, in the summer of 2002.  It was definitely not love at first sight, but over time I grew attached to my port.  In the beginning … Continue reading

April Showers DO Bring May Flowers

April 1, 2014.  It has been a cold winter for our part of the country.  In the south, we southerners generally don’t see the freezing mark on the thermometer more than 2 or 3 times at the most each year.  … Continue reading

Help with Mouth Sores

Ok guys, I do not want to scare you, because this will not happen to everyone going through chemotherapy and/or radiation, but for anyone out there who is struggling with mouth sores, I hope this blog is helpful. As if … Continue reading

Liberation from My Locks?

Let’s just start with this.  Cancer brings with it loss and grief in many areas.  Allow yourself to grieve the losses.  When treatment alters our body, or devastates a relationship, we must take time to digest our new reality. Over … Continue reading

It’s All About The Hair

The 1960’s: times in which there was a spirit of liberation and expression of self.  Some people refer to that decade as radical in which America noted as a revolution in “altering the social norm of clothing, music, drugs, dress, … Continue reading