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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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“Ain’t Nothin’ Pretty About Brain Cancer!” 

Getting real with Suzanne (f**king) Samples author of: FRONTAL MATTER Glue Gone Wild and STARGAZING IN SOLITUDE. Yes, Suzanne Samples is very pretty but behind her big beautiful eyes and dazzling smile, she is fighting for her life. You see, Suzanne has terminal brain cancer and there ain’t nothin’ pretty about brain cancer. Sure, there are those of us who…

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“Finding JOY in the midst of suffering”

Cover Photo by Shari Fleming Photography. “I never want anyone to say, ‘That girl wasted her time.’ Instead, I hope they say, ‘She took her suffering and realized she could use it to find and spread joy.’ This became my mission.”   – Courtney Burnett An Interview with:  Courtney Burnett, author of Difficult Gifts: A physician’s journey to heal body and…

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“From the Roller Rink to Rehabilitation”

An Interview with Suzanne Samples author of FRONTAL MATTER Glue Gone Wild. Those who know me well, know how much I used to LOVE roller skating! They may recall the birthday party I hosted at a roller rink (the year prior to my brain cancer diagnosis) where I proudly showcased the brand new roller skates I purchased for myself as an…

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