Entries tagged with “Cancer Survival”
Faced with a diagnosis of terminal illness, this former “white coat” medical professional chucked the statics and went surfing.
Mana’olana Pink Paddlers, a canoe club for cancer patients and cancer survivors, has been a recipient of a donation from 100 Women Who Care Maui.
Across two millennia, Chinese sages and physicians have described the function of qi (“chee”), or vital energy, that courses through the body and the spirit, and have pointed to blockages in the body's hidden qi channels as the source of physical ailments and disease. Qi skeptics counter that the energy channels described in ancient Chinese texts and drawings do not correspond to any real structures in the body, and that the concept of qi is both elusive and impossible to verify scientifically. Lost in these abstract debates are the questions that real people facing health crises might ask.
I'm recovering at my mother's house from a double mastectomy. Alone in the house the other day, I went into my mother's room, stood before this huge crucifix she has hanging on the…
Who is Survival Lessons for?I wrote this book for survivors of trauma, but it’s also for the people who love them. So many of us are taught to deny illness and loss. Whe…
Finding healing tools for surviving breast cancer.