Category Archives: mood

Enthusiasm – Don’t Curb It

What are you enthused about? Surely there is one thing today that gets you excited. Enthusiasm gets a bad rap sometimes. Or is that just because I live in NY, where we’ve all seen and done it all, so why … Continue reading

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Life With a “History”

Yesterday I had one of those moments – well, maybe not a moment, more like a day, more like a couple of days. It was a moment of being tired of being someone with a “history”. It was one of … Continue reading

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Tamoxifen & Antidepressants – New Data, New Questions

New research showing decreased effectiveness of the drug Tamoxifen when combined with some common antidepressants was presented at the recent annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). However, as is often the case, the new information raises … Continue reading

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Exercise Improves Mood (couldn’t we all use a little of that sometime?)

As many of you know, fitness is a second career for me. I got into this because of my experience with exercise and cancer. (about Julie) When I exercised all during treatment I felt better – had less nausea, fewer … Continue reading

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