We all have "those" days in our lives that we will never forget. The ones that are singed into our hearts and minds forever...every single detail is still as clear and sharp as the day it occurred. Your body can still "feel" the experiences. It could be the birth of your first child or where you ... Read More about Five Year Survival With Glioblastoma Brain Cancer
Maintaining a healthy marriage in an isolated, air tight vacuum would be difficult. Add on layers of real life such as finances, growing families, unexpected life changes, and unforeseen circumstances…then maintaining a strong, vibrant marriage can seem nearly impossible and out of reach. However, ... Read More about Six Common Threats to our Marriages
“Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.” Oprah Winfrey Can you remember back to your high school days and what it felt like when your best friend got her first serious boyfriend? At the time, it felt ... Read More about What Caregivers Need Their Friends to Know
I think we all have the best of intentions going into the New Year. It’s like something magical happens when the clock strikes midnight and we take that first breathe into the new year. So many new hopes, dreams, and big plans for the next 365 days. We spend a great deal of time ... Read More about Training Your Spiritual Muscle for a Faith Filled New Year
When you envision a “typical” caregiver, who pops into your brain? Before becoming a cancer caregiver, myself, I always thought of caregivers looking just like my parents. They were middle aged individuals, nearing or enjoying retirement, giving caring to their aging parents and ... Read More about Six Challenges Young Cancer Caregivers Face
It truly is amazing how powerful one little flip of a calendar page can be to so many of us. The impending New Year carries fresh excitement, refreshment, energy and renewed hope. There is absolutely nothing wrong with setting new goals, tweaking things and course correcting to set us up for more ... Read More about Have You Invited God Into Your New Year?
Let’s get one thing clear…ALL CANCERS SUCK! However, brain cancer, is in a league all by itself! Brain cancer is a thief to both the body AND the mind. The effects of this disease are widespread and can be felt deeply. The realities of brain cancer are hard to accept and crushing to observe. Brain ... Read More about Brain Cancer Caregiver Burnout