Changes

Slowly, my mind, body, and spirit have started to heal.  I find myself different once again. I try to pinpoint the change, but I cannot.  It wasn’t any one thing. I only know that I have let go of something very heavy. Something that I could no longer carry.  Maybe it was all the rules, the requirements I had for myself, maybe it was my expectations. Maybe it was the search for the right answer.  It may have been the judgments on myself. Maybe it was all of it. … More Changes

A Book Review: The Instinct to Heal by David Servan-Schreiber, M.D. Ph.D.

The media is full of reports on the two celebrities who took their lives.  It comes as I finish the book, The Instinct to Heal: Curing Depression, Anxiety, and Stress without Drugs and without Talk Therapy by David Servan-Schreiber, M.D., Ph. D.  While I see everyone saying check on your friends, I think it’s even … More A Book Review: The Instinct to Heal by David Servan-Schreiber, M.D. Ph.D.

Our Food Matters

Want to help someone with illness and especially cancer?  Ask yourself why won’t I change? Why don’t I want to believe?  If there is even a chance that this information is true don’t I owe it to them and myself to find out?  Maybe you lost someone to cancer in the past and if this is true than maybe it could have been avoided. If that’s the case, then you may have to deal with regret or guilt.  That’s tough, however, right now you have a get out of jail free card. You can’t be blamed for the information you didn’t have. For a long time, it wasn’t available. We’re getting past that point now.  People’s lives are on the line and we keep acting like we have no control. I can’t keep pretending. My life ended up on the line. I don’t want yours to. … More Our Food Matters

Blip or Blimp?

Sometimes I forget that cancer is just a blip on my journey.  I actually typed, blimp, first and maybe that’s a bit more accurate.  It’s larger than a blip, but still only a fraction of my story. I was recently reminded that cancer is just a catalyst in my life.  It comes around to get … More Blip or Blimp?