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How to Talk to Your Doctor About Sexuality Issues

By on June 15th, 2011 Categories: Day-to-Day Matters

Most of my clients who have had cancer treatments complain about sexual difficulties. While there are some healthcare providers who are interested in hearing/talking about sexual side effects that you might be experiencing, you may encounter those who don’t seem open to this kind of conversation. Breast cancer survivors deal with sexual side effects such as low desire, vaginal dryness, and painful intercourse due to …

Top 10 Ways to Use Kale!

By on June 2nd, 2011 Categories: Day-to-Day Matters

I was not clever enough (or quick enough) to write this list myself, so I am sending you to a fellow (“sister” really) Michigan Lady Food Blogger who just wrote an article with this title for her blog called The Local Cook. Check it out – all her recipes sounds great.

In addition, I love the idea of a cooking class just on greens, what …

Don’t Define Me By My Cancer

By on May 3rd, 2011 Categories: The Breast Cancer Journey

People who have lived through cancer just want to get on with their lives — head into the future like everybody else, free of cancer, free of its memory. That’s why the labels others affix to us can make us especially testy.

Take, for example, the label survivor. Please. It look me a while after diagnosis to understand why this word annoyed those who …

Why Garden? Let Me Count the Ways!

By on April 8th, 2011 Categories: The Breast Cancer Journey

Two “square-foot gardens” got started this afternoon for my Cancer Victory Gardens. They are 4′ by 8′ by 10″ high and will be on our back deck where we get the most sun for the most hours of the day. Being on the deck, the soil needs to be protected from the chemically treated lumber used for the deck, so they actually have an untreated …

Talking to Children in Times of Uncertainty

By on March 21st, 2011 Categories: Day-to-Day Matters

When families are adjusting to a breast cancer diagnosis, treatment, and life after treatment, the world can already feel like a pretty unsettled place. When distressing events happen in the world, children can be affected more than parents realize. To children, images of fear and destruction on TV, as well as classroom discussions or adult conversations, can feel very personal. How can you make sure …

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