My first chemo treatment made quite the impression. It was the first of many events that would lead to me taking my healing into my own hands. Within three weeks of being diagnosed I received my first chemotherapy treatment. TAC. Taxotere, Adriamycin and Cyclophosphamide. I would come to hate this chemical cocktail. I would go … More The Golden Goddess Story – Chapter Two Chemo
Doctor Bernie shares a lot of life changing, lifesaving information in his book Love, Medicine, & Miracles. The title is very fitting for the contents you’ll find inside the cover. The book was first published in 1986. You might think that the information would be dated, but it isn’t. Instead it reaffirms my belief that … More A Book Review: Love, Medicine, & Miracles by Bernie S. Siegel M.D.
Seven years ago my life changed. Seven. I don’t remember the exact date. Thankfully. I didn’t even realize that my seven year marker had arrived until I sat down to start writing this series. It makes the writing of this series even more significant to me. I don’t believe in coincidences. I find it meaningful … More The Golden Goddess Story – Chapter One Diagnosed
Recently I was given a book to read, Outsmart Your Cancer – Alternative Non-Toxic Treatments that Work. It was recommended by a nurse at my doctor’s office. In fact she loaned me her copy. It wasn’t a book I would have picked on my own, but it was recommended to me by a person I … More A Book Review: Outsmart Your Cancer by Tanya Harter Pierce, M.A. MFCC
I had been beating myself up because I felt I had been neglecting my blog. I hadn’t been posting new content on a regular basis. Since I couldn’t see a physical measurement of completion I kept hearing this voice in my mind nagging me that I hadn’t spent enough time on it. This happens to … More The Voice of the Inner Critic
When I discovered Derrick Lonsdale’s book at the local library’s used book sale the title held much appeal for me. The idea of discontinuing seeing my oncologist was something I was mulling over. A book titled “Why I Left Orthodox Medicine” written by a doctor seemed like a message I couldn’t pass up. I quickly … More A Book Review – Why I Left Orthodox Medicine – Healing for the 21st Century by Derrick Lonsdale M.D.