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“Finding Faith”

An interview with Linda S. Plunkett, Ph.D. author of Supernatural Rescue: From Broken to Beautiful. No doubt about it, discovering you have a brain tumor (whether benign or malignant) and undergoing brain surgery is the kind of traumatic experience that can cause you to “find” (or deepen) your faith. I wasn’t raised with religion. As an adult I considered myself…

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“The Power of Words.”

An interview with Marjorie Miles, DCH, MFT author of Healing Haikus: A Poetic Prescription for Surviving Cancer. I’ll never look at words the same way after reading Healing Haikus: A Poetic Prescription for Surviving Cancer by Marjorie Miles. Thanks to Marjorie’s book, I’ve been introduced to the novelty of reading and writing haiku.  While contemplating how one goes about writing…

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“31 shades of GRAY in MAY!”

Thank you to the following brain tumor/cancer survivors, caregivers, and supporters for participating in the “A Face of Strength” brain tumor/cancer awareness campaign during #GoGrayInMay! Images can be viewed on: FB @2nd Chance 2 Live * Instagram @2nd.chance.2.live * Twitter @2nd_Chance2Live 🙏🌼💛 Click on any name below to view the specific image on Instagram: 1) Julia Robertson 2) Stanley Currier…

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“Chronic illnesses and Covid…a cautionary tale.”

Yep, I caught Covid-19 and now I’m turning my experience into a PSA. Even though I was looking forward to it all week, I barely made it to my Zumba class last Saturday (5/21). Later that day I began to feel ill.  Oh, wait! Perhaps I should add context to that statement. You see, I’ve been living with a variety…

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“Locating reliable information following a brain tumor diagnosis.”

Where will you turn for information if you or a loved one receive a brain tumor diagnosis? Not only can malignant tumors metastasize to the brain from other organs, but there are more than 120 different types of primary brain tumors (tumors that originate in the brain), and locating the information you need can be pretty daunting. So whether you’re…

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