How To Manage Fear When Cancer Shows Up

Posted November 22nd, 2017

For some people, the unknown carries anticipation. A job transition, for example, that could mean new opportunity, new friends, a new community. The excitement of pushing away from the dock and pursuing far-reaching, blustery adventures. For others, the unknown causes anxiety. Leaving the safety of the familiar shore, swept out into uncharted waters. A cancer diagnosis, […]

Open Enrollment: Got Questions? We’ve Got Answers-Part 2

Posted November 21st, 2017

Open enrollment season is upon us! This is the second in our series of blogs summarizing the material from our #getcovered tweet chat and highlighting important facts about open enrollment. Be sure to check the blogs every Tuesday thru December 5th for great tips and tricks to help you navigate the complicated insurance maze. Remember […]

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No Right Way Through Cancer

Posted November 20th, 2017

I often say that there’s no single right way through cancer. What do I mean by that? Some people aggressively treat their cancers with surgery and chemotherapy long past the time that others would have switched to comfort measures. Some people keep their cancer diagnosis a secret from nearly everyone while others make it a […]

What Mismatched Socks Taught Us About Living With Cancer

Posted November 17th, 2017

My husband, Gary, and I were back in Hospice House after breaking out for two weeks. Love found us there, because there is no hiding from love. Visitors, food, chai tea in cheery red cups, overflowing gift baskets. And these groovy mismatched socks with the manufacturer’s tag that read: “Life’s too short to wear matching socks.” […]

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