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Personal Shortcomings: Individual Flaws

Our personal shortcomings is a topic that has become a bit more of a challenge to work through as a cancer patient and survivor. Because there’s a lot of different cancer issues that come up. Personal Shortcomings lends itself to be one an area of conflict.  As you go through the cancer experience, there are […]

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What is Toxic Load?

Toxic Load is everything that we consume and are exposed to that determines the health of our body’s immune response.  It’s really important to understand what this means and to be able to take it a step further. To help those of you that are dealing with cancer, get a grasp of the big picture […]

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Mental Clutter: Finish Tasks To Solve Anxiety!

I’ve been paying attention to Mental Clutter a lot more over the last few years. I wanted to know why I was feeling anxious in certain areas of my life. As a cancer patient and survivor, I know that stress that is caused by anxiety is detrimental to my recovery and mindset. Mental clutter is […]

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Why Patience is so Important

There’s a lot of lessons that we can take from the many experiences that we all go through. Patience is one of the most critical skills that we can learn as we get older and when we’re faced with insurmountable situations. As a cancer patient and survivor, patience has been one of the most important […]

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What is Next in the Treatment Plan?

What is next now that I have gotten the news of my PET Scan? Having gone through a similar situation 10 years ago gives me a little foresight into what to expect in the near future. Treatments and Technology have gotten better since I was originally diagnosed in 2009. Discussions and conversations have helped to […]

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Scan Results are In!

I had a teleconference yesterday at one o’clock to go over my PET scan results from the first bit of treatment that I did for my Hodgkins. Unfortunately, it was not what we were hoping for. The PET scan came back showing that they’re still growing and that they’re still a bit of work to […]

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Why you NEED a Second Opinion!

The importance of getting a second opinion is critically huge when you are going through kind of this monumental change, or this monumental experience they call cancer. As a cancer survivor or as a new cancer patient, it’s very critical to get all the information you need in order to make good choices to start […]

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How many stages of lymphoma are there?

How many stages of lymphoma are there? I took a lot of notes from when I was going through treatment and through the entire cancer process. From diagnosis through how my treatment was going to proceed. This helped me learn about my staging. For me, I was staged really, really advanced. That is why I […]

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How close are we to curing Cancer?

I want to have the discussion of how close are we to curing cancer and I want to bring this up because I think it’s important to really have this realization. It is a touchy subject with most of us survivors, especially because we went through it. We have beaten the odds and we have […]

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