All Posts by Todd

5 ways to help BATTLE Treatment Fatigue

Treatment fatigue is an epidemic that affects cancer survivors. It can be difficult to stay positive and motivated when you are tired from treatment, but there are things you can do to help combat this. In this post, we will explore some common solutions to treatment fatigue and provide tips for how to overcome them […]

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Battling Treatment Fatigue: Energy Drinks

When you are diagnosed with cancer, your life is turned upside down. You have to deal not only with the news of having cancer but also with all the treatments that follow. Fatigue is a common side effect of chemotherapy and radiation therapy and can make everyday tasks seem impossible. Fatigue is a common symptom […]

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Patients Are Also Experts

The idea behind Patients Are Also Experts is the fact that the medical industry has ignored their most valuable resource, the patient and survivor! I was diagnosed with stage 4B reoccurring Hodgkin’s lymphoma in November 2009. This was a difficult pill to swallow. I endured 15 rounds of chemotherapy and one Autologous stem cell transplant. […]

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Feeling of Isolation: Once the Dust Settles

I want to discuss the feeling of isolation and being alone as a new survivor. After diagnosis, once the dust settles, you get that sinking feeling. You put your guard up and you do what it takes to get through all the treatment and procedures. You feel the isolation that goes on during and after […]

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The Myth of Life Balance

I talk about how to achieve balance in your life after cancer in a number of my youtube videos. I don’t want The Myth of Life Balance to become a misconception that there’s a perfect balance of life that can happen after cancer.  There are so many elements and pieces of our lives that trying […]

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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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