Category Archives: caregiving

Thriving Through the Ordeal

In my last blog, I shared about my son’s cancer. Well, hallelujah .. all is well. He had surgery. The melanoma was taken out, as was a lymph node. And, great news, the cancer didn’t spread …. so he is … Continue reading

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I Have a New Role in the Realm of Cancer — oh no!

It’s been quite a bit of time since my last post, but I’m revving up. I’ll be using this as an opportunity to walk through my next phase regarding cancer — no, not my own, but rather that of my … Continue reading

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Cancer 360° — A Full View of the Cancer Adventure

Wow … big expectations. How do we discuss the entire experience/ adventure someone with cancer goes through? Well, I suppose one step at a time. As a Thriver, I remember from the earliest moment — diagnosis, then surgery, then surgery … Continue reading

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Being an Ordinary Woman in a Celebrity World

Hi Everyone, It’s been quite some time since I last posted here. Sorry. However, I’ve been preparing and revving up to launch more of this philosophy to the world. I know I’m meant to speak, to be an advocate, to … Continue reading

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Why Do Doctors Need Patient Advocates?

I’ve been thinking a great deal about what doctors can learn from their patients. Of course, I only know that from my perspective as a patient and others that have shared their thoughts with me. Here are some initial thoughts … Continue reading

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