Are You Loving Your Lymph?

When I was diagnosed with Mantle Cell Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma in August of 2013, I barely knew what a lymph node was. I had heard of them and knew there were a couple on either side of my throat where my head meets my neck that got a bit swollen when I had a cold, but […]

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Is your face cream toxic?

February is National Cancer Prevention month so I am highlighting ways to set yourself up to reduce your risk of getting cancer or if you are a survivor, not having it come back. Something we all want, right? I’ve written a lot about food and how what you eat really does make a difference for either promoting […]

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5 Motivation Tips to Exercise

I write a lot about food, what to eat and what not to eat, because well, I love food! And I’ve written several posts about how meditation has helped me. So, in honor of Cancer Prevention Month, this week I’m writing about something else that helps greatly in cancer prevention that frankly, doesn’t come easily […]

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What does your body need to heal?

Have you ever heard voices in your head? Ever had the answer to a question pop into your head and know for certain that you didn’t think this up yourself? Because this answer would have never occurred to you? Well, I had two of these experiences four months apart, four years ago. Never had one before […]

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Does Food Matter?

The more frequently asked questions that I get are centered around food–specifically what do I eat, is food really that important, and comments along the lines of, “my oncologist says that I can eat whatever I want.” To address this last one first, of course you can eat whatever you want; it’s a free country. […]

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Do you celebrate your cancerversary?

Today is kind of a big day for me. It is my 3 year cancerversary for the triple negative breast cancer diagnosis. The recurrence rate drops sharply after 3 years, so…woohoo for me!!! I will breathe even easier after the 5 year mark where recurrence rarely happens, but I gotta take my wins where I […]

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