Did you know April 23rd is World Book Day? I first learned about this annually designated day last year. This year, I decided to “do” something with the day. I am offering you, my dear readers, a special sale. You can purchase any of my three books (pdf format via the blog only) for two […]
After the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida this past Valentine’s Day, the tweets and Facebook posts started flying. Lots of thoughts and prayers were offered. Mere days later, some of those kids who survived that horrific event, were on TV talking about how thoughts and prayers are no longer enough. […]
Martha was the first one to accept my #MetsMonday invitation. Thank you, Martha, for sharing about a topic we can all relate to – the patient/doctor relationship. Any such relationship needs to be one of mutual respect and partnership, but the relationship with your oncologist is like none other. Speaking as someone who has had […]
Have you looked at old photos recently? Have you zeroed in on ones of you and thought wow, I looked better than I thought I did back then, if only I still looked that good. Throw a cancer diagnosis into the mix and such thoughts might be magnified many times over, am I right?
The recent announcement by 23andMe, stating it now has FDA authorization to report on three specific BRCA1 and BRCA2 breast cancer gene mutations associated with breast, ovarian and prostate cancer via direct-to-consumer (DTC) testing, stirred up debate. Since reading about this announcement, I’ve been mulling over my thoughts on it.