For many of us cancer survivors, the five-year mark is a huge milestone. It’s believed that if you are in remission for five years, with no evidence of disease, that you can be considered “cured”. At least tentatively. Though it does happen, it’s rare for most cancers to return after so long. Many people noContinue reading “Collecting Mini Milestones”
Tag Archives: #lifeaftercancer
Strength in Simple Words
Last week I went in for my annual mammogram, and the technologist recognized me instantly. “How old is your little guy now?” “He’ll be two on Sunday,” I said, surprising myself by how quickly time had passed. “Already?!” She couldn’t believe it either. At my very first mammogram, she’d met my son, who had onlyContinue reading “Strength in Simple Words”
Writing Goals from Your Unique Perspective
Can we strengthen our writing through specific goals and unique character perspectives? I hope so! I believe many of us writers are so passionate about our work because we hope to change the world in some way or inspire others through our thoughts and ideas. This video looks at my not-so-writerly life after my MAContinue reading “Writing Goals from Your Unique Perspective”
Risk-taking and Cancer?
I’ve recently asked myself if cancer survivors are more likely to be risk-takers. What do you think the research shows? I explain a bit about what I found out in my video as well as what I’m learning and how I’m hoping to grow as I approach a milestone next month– almost one year inContinue reading “Risk-taking and Cancer?”