Anti Cancer – A Best Seller

Knowledge is power only if man knows what facts not to bother with.    Robert Staughton Lynd I am reading a book a friend shared with me called Anti Cancer: a New Way of Life written by Dr. David Servan-Schreiber.  Even though I’m only several chapters into it,  I am so taken by this doctor’s work […] Read more »

Blaming Yourself

I don’t think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.  ~Anne Frank After diagnosis, there is a time when everything you touch or the rooms you inhabit feel like poison.  The fear is that you have brought this upon yourself somehow.  You are guilty of hurting yourself.  If you had only […] Read more »

Memoir Excerpt – Chapter 2 continued

Week 2 / August 27 – September 1  continued   (Italicized = original journal from day one) What did I do to cause it?  What should I have done differently?  What do I do now?  Can I trust again?  Can I be healthy again?    This unwanted, non-focusing mantra played for a long time in my head.  […] Read more »

Memoir Excerpt – Chapter 2 continued

Week 2 / August 27 – September 1  continued   (Italicized = original journal from day one) Information overload.  Doctors have good words but they are sandwiched between blackness.  How is there good in mutilation?  Two negatives make a positive.  Remove cancer + remover breast = healthy.  Maybe this is a mantra to accept. Weighing […] Read more »