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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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“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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“Learning to live wabi-sabi not to be confused with Wasabi”

“The doctors are treating the body and it’s my job to figure out how to treat my mind and soul.” -Susan Spector An Interview with: Susan Spector, author of “Keep Calm It’s just a brain tumor: My year of wabi-sabi healing.” Chances are if you’ve ever eaten sushi you’ve heard of the Japanese horseradish called Wasabi.  Are you, however, familiar with…

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“Embracing Acceptance”

The following is a copy of an essay that I wrote for the American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) and was published in their quarterly newsletter, MindMatters in May of 2021. Click on the image below to view the article on the ABTA website. When we quiet ourselves down and listen to our inner voice, something truly magical happens. Prior to…

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“A Face Of Strength” p. 13

…a brain tumor/cancer awareness campaign @2nd Chance 2 Live! Welcome to A Face Of Strength. This is a social media campaign to promote the inspiration, strength, and wisdom of brain tumor/cancer survivors and supporters. 2nd Chance 2 Live launched A Face Of Strength via Facebook on Sunday, March 7, 2021, with the ultimate goal of creating 365 (searchable & shareable) Inspirational Quotes by Brain…

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