These days it seems I live in a hot house of never-ending upheaval. Maintaining my composure, not to mention enough focus to get any work done, is a daily struggle. Yes, I set my daughter up for an exciting summer of different camp programs. And, while she comes home every day sweaty and smiling, she […]
I remember last Memorial Day vividly. It had only been two months since my mother was diagnosed suddenly with stage four bile duct cancer. The family was still trying to adjust to this news and the ever changing, dire medical ups and downs. We barely had our head wrapped around the treatment plan, let alone making plans for […]
I grew up part of a broken home – although not in the way you’d suspect. After a short bout with pancreatic cancer, my father passed away. My mother raised us, as comfortably as possible, as a single parent, although we missed out on an integral part of our family: our father. The glass that […]
I don’t think I’d be rallying an iota as much as Sydney and her family if she were my kid. I freak over every little boo-boo and fever. I can’t imagine what they’re going through or HOW they get through it. But they have no choice.
I sat across the table from an accomplished neurologist last week as he went on and on about the importance of diet and exercise for optimum health. He quoted various case studies with amazing results and then warned us that these studies go largely ignored because we live in a world of treatment, not prevention. […]