Category Archives: Exercise

Cancer and Guilt

  Do you feel  guilty since having a cancer diagnosis?  Do you spend time feeling responsible that you in some way caused your cancer? This month’s blog post comes from a young  breast cancer survivor who shares her perspective on … Continue reading

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A New Way of Living for 2012

A cancer survivor friend of mine said something the other day that really stuck with me. She said: “It’s time to put as much work and stamina into enjoying life now as I did defending it!” Some might say that while … Continue reading

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Rachel was Ahead of Her Time

I think Rachel Carson would have been pleased with the most recent report and recommendations from the Institute of Medicine (IOM)  that was released last week.   This report reviewed the evidence on the environmental causes of breast cancer.   It emphasized … Continue reading

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Moving Beyond Awareness to Breast Cancer Prevention

It’s that time of year when the world looks a little more pink.  Retailers decorate their stores with pink ribbons and the promise to donate a portion of their sales to the fight. There are the pink M&M’s. There are pink … Continue reading

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Yoga Improves Life – During Breast Cancer Treatment and Beyond

I have fallen in and out of regular yoga practice for many years, but every time I get back into a yoga routine, I find that my stress level decreases. I recently picked up “Poser; My life in 23 Yoga … Continue reading

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Sometimes, the Simplest Things in Life are not so Easy

There is increasing evidence that the lifestyle choices cancer survivors make every day can help improve their survival. Continue reading

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