My breast cancer diagnosis was less my crisis point, and more a landing pad of experiences that invited me to tap into my toolkit of meditation, and other mind-body practices that were integral to my journey.
I was drinking and driving on my way to the CAT scan in 1995.
What do survivors need? How can we support them?
Diagnosed at 21 with bone cancer, I underwent aggressive chemo and surgery that replaced part of my femur and tibia with titanium.
Cancer can make you feel very alone. It is your mind and body fighting against cancer: an epic, internal battle.
After the initial shock of being diagnosed with throat cancer, I began to focus on developing some qualities I felt would get me through my cancer journey.
We all face daunting challenges at some point in our lives. Whether the crisis involves health, career, or relationships, the initial reaction is always fear.
With a title like that, certainly you want to read a little further. If only just to figure out what is the deal with this guy?
We usually don’t realize how much we take for granted having a voice until we get sick with a cold. We lose our voice for a few days and grasp how frustrating it is to be unable to connect and communicate with others.
Life after cancer is something to celebrate because, quite simply, when you’ve faced the possibility of no life, the deliciousness of life becomes that much more powerful and precious.