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
Tomorrow is the first day of February already! Turns out February is National Cancer Prevention Month so this month the theme on the blog will be lifestyle tips and tricks that help prevent cancer. Truth be told, it’s hard to even
As a cancer survivor, building my immune system is my number one focus. It is vital for you cancer survivors who want permanent remission as well as my readers who are non-cancer survivors (AKA regular people) who don’t want to
I have been having a bug problem for 30 years and it’s not in my house. It’s in my gut. I have been learning a lot about the importance of the various bacteria in and on our bodies since my
One of the best things you can do to fight cancer and to make sure it doesn’t recur is to boost your immune system. There are lots of ways to do that which I talk about in my book, WTF?!
This is our greatest fear as survivors, isn’t it? It is looming in the background always. I suspect that it fades a bit with time, maybe we get used to the “all clear” at check-ups and the fear retreats a bit more.
A friend of mine posted some photos on social media recently that were stunning. Granted my friend is gorgeous, but what I really noticed was her skin. It radiated a dewy smoothness that looked surreal. I asked her if this was
Have you been wondering about those bottles in the refrigerated section of the grocery store or tasted a sample at Costco recently? Kombucha tea is a new (actually very old) health trend that is a great choice in the summer
You’ve probably heard by now that powerful hormones are released when you’re under stress. I have even heard urban legends of people doing extraordinary feats like the woman who could suddenly lift her car to save her trapped child. Superwoman
Due to sunscreen use and staying indoors on computers, it is estimated that 70% of people in the U.S. are deficient in Vitamin D. Vitamin D, known as the sunshine vitamin, plays a vital role throughout our body. It builds bones and