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“Honoring, celebrating, and remembering those impacted by GBM.”

Glioblastomas, also known as GBM and Glioblastoma Multiforme are malignant grade 4 brain tumors. This is the most aggressive and deadliest type of brain cancer. There isn’t a cure for brain cancer and the average life expectancy for someone newly diagnosed with GBM is 14-16 months. This year, GBM Awareness Day occurred on July 20th which also happened to be…

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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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