Category Archives: exercise and cancer

The Health of Our Care – Good Luck

I find myself unable to write my usual end-of-year post. You know, the take good care, be good to yourself, and be active post. I can’t write that at the close of this year because all I can think of … Continue reading

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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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Friends

Kate is hair and clothes flowing, delicate voice, searching through bags filled with tissues, snacks, books, water, pens. She is ethereal, not quite of this world. She is reading poetry, surprising me with her voice. She is in my line … 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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World Cancer Day – Choices

February 4 – World Cancer Day. That’s today. All over the world and the internet there are events, seminars, online discussions, panels to talk about cancer. To all of this, I humbly offer my 2 cents. Cancer. It’s big and … Continue reading

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No Magic Pill

Yesterday’s Life-Cise Daily Tip was “No, exercise is not magic. There is no magic pill. But exercise can help.” I wrote that because I had been thinking a lot about the role of exercise for cancer survivors. There had been … Continue reading

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Back To Basics – Preventing Cancer With Better Lifestyle Choices

Here we go, getting back to basics: What’s so important about exercise and other lifestyle choices? According to the American Cancer Society‘s “Cancer Facts & Figures 2012”, lifestyle choices can have a huge affect on cancer risk. Researchers reviewed existing … Continue reading

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What Comes Out Of The Dark

I’ve been a bit preoccupied lately, so haven’t written in over a week. I’ve been crazed by preparing for my latest challenge – running a 100 mile trail race next week. And I was writing a lot, just not for … Continue reading

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Maybe An Apology Is Necessary (but not for everything)

I’ve been thinking a lot about the anonymous comment to my last post. Anonymous thinks I am completely insensitive to cancer patients and all they are going through by suggesting a little exercise might be good. I am troubled that … Continue reading

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What Are You Waiting For?

I ran into a friend the other day. We spent a few minutes on the street catching up. After talking through all of our recent doc visits (she’s also a cancer survivor), talk turned to more fun things – exercise. … Continue reading

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