5 Ways to Ease Caregiving

By Barbra Cohn ~ author of Calmer Waters: The Caregiver’s Journey Through Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregiving is one of the hardest things anyone will ever have to do in this lifetime. And it’s been said that everyone, at one time or another, will either...

Prepping for Cancer Surgery

Over the years many people have asked if I had any suggestions for prepping for cancer surgery. And here’s my response: As for as the surgery itself or its outcome . . . I have no advice (I’m not a surgeon). But as far as some of those practical matters—those items a...

Small Victories with Cancer

I’ve known hundreds. Hundreds of people, that is, who have made their respective journeys with cancer. And I’ve learned much. But the one lesson that stands out is the necessity of celebrating the small victories when one is battling cancer. One victory is not...

Get Mad … at Breast Cancer

By Todd Outcalt, author of Husband’s Guide to Breast Cancer One of our most raw—and at times helpful—emotions, is anger. This response can also be at the center of a cancer diagnosis, when a person first receives the news. Fear may be there, certainly . . ....

Is Breast Cancer (Support) Contagious?

By Todd Outcalt author Husband’s Guide to Breast Cancer   Anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer, or who has journeyed with a loved one through cancer, can attest to the surprising network of supporters. In fact, I’ve heard some people describe their...