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The brain tumor version of Oprah’s Book Club

My blog is seemingly transforming into the brain tumor version of Oprah’s Book Club. I love it and the following are 9.5 reasons why: 5. As brain tumor survivors, many of us have already faced and accepted our mortality. Thus, we have processed what those without serious illnesses are just now facing. We are in a unique position to help…

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Rollerblading with Resilience

This month, I have been virtually rollerblading with a woman who puts the “R” in resilience. Her name is Nathalie Jacob and she’s the author of “8: Rediscovering Life After a Brain Tumor.“ Okay, you caught me…who do I think I’m kidding? We ARE brain surgery survivors after all and that would be some serious multi-tasking. So, here’s the deal;…

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A Beautiful Heart

When I was working, I used to take everything so darn seriously. I was a perfectionist and it was as if every task was a matter of life or death. Well, just look how that turned out…it took a brain cancer diagnosis for me to learn the real meaning of life and death. With all that’s going on in the…

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One heck of a creative warrior!

“I am now fifteen years post Stage 3 Brain Cancer, recurrence-free. I did this through luck, through medical care, and through creating things that needed to be finished.  I can tell you from the bottom of my being that I know this much is true: when you write your thoughts, create your images, and most especially when you connect with…

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Interview with brain tumour survivor, mother of four, wife, and author; Jo Barlow of the U.K.

Hiya Jo.  I’m chuffed to bits to have the opportunity to interview you about your book; IT’S ALL IN MY HEAD: How to Survive a Brain Tumour and Find Peace of Mind. First, I just have to say that as I was reading your book; I could feel what a remarkable woman, wife, and mother you are! Second, I enjoyed…

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