Category Archives: cancer treatment

Looking for Light

Earlier today on Twitter, I was told that, because I had breast cancer, and because my breast cancer treatments rendered me unable to have a child, I am “half of a woman” by a man who is a Trump supporter. … Continue reading

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Back to the Mission

I just finished writing an article on exercise and breast health (yes, I’ll post a link when it’s up), and I realized I haven’t written a post on the subject for quite a while. I think I just got tired … Continue reading

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Rage, Rage Against The Dying Of The Light

Time to weigh in on the Kellers. For those who haven’t been following the story, the Kellers are husband and wife journalists: Bill, former executive editor at the New York Times, now Op-Ed columnist; his wife Emma, columnist for The … Continue reading

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Honesty

Improvement begins with an honest assessment of your current condition. If you don’t know where you are, how can you figure out how to get where you want? – today’s Life-Cise Tip. That idea applies to many things. It certainly applies to … Continue reading

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Top Of The Hill

I went for a run yesterday, about 3 1/2 miles. I went out at 2:00, right in the heat of the day. And it was HOT! It was well into the 90s with full sun. This may not have been … Continue reading

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Cleaning For A Reason

I’d like to introduce you to a terrific service for women in cancer treatment: Cleaning for a Reason. This organization provides free professional house cleaning services to women during cancer treatment – any woman, any cancer. All you need is … Continue reading

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Health Watch Radio

Please join me today (7-14) at 4:00pm EST, as I discuss exercise and cancer on Health Watch Radio with Dianne Gregg. I will talk about the challenges and the benefits of exercise during all stages of treatment and beyond, as … Continue reading

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Hiking the Tongue & Thinking

As many of you know, I am currently playing the Lake George Opera Festival at Saratoga, NY. Yesterday for the Fourth of July, I went on a lovely hike with my friend Lisa (photos to follow later). We did a … Continue reading

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Cancer Treatments Do Not Affect Cardiovascular Fitness

New research shows that many cancer treatments do not affect the cardiovascular fitness levels of cancer survivors. Researchers from Georgetown University Medical Center presented their findings May 28, at the annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine. The … Continue reading

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