Health Literacy the Key to Opening the Door to Clinical Trials

Health Literacy the Key to Opening the Door to Clinical Trials

Thank you to CureClick for sponsoring this post. All opinions are 100% my own. A fundamental right we have as patients is that of health literacy, which the Department of Health and Human Services defines as “the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed [...]

Are You Still Telling People You’re Fine When You’re Not?

Are You Still Telling People You’re Fine When You’re Not?

"There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you." Maya Angelou "I'm tired of telling people I'm fine when I'm not." Debbie Woodbury I founded WWGN because I wanted to continue sharing with other people who "got it." Along the way, I discovered that telling my cancer story and finding support were [...]

Cancer Warriors Wednesday – Tell Me Your Story

The main goal of WWGN is to support cancer survivors finished with treatment and asking the inevitable question, "Where do I go now?"  That question, so simple, yet so profound, invites infinite possible answers as we rewrite the stories of our pre-cancer lives by living our lives beyond cancer as fully as we can.I built [...]

Cancer Warriors Wednesday – Each One of You!

I've been thinking a lot about gratitude this week and not just because Thursday is Thanksgiving here in the United States. On Saturday, I ran a workshop entitled "WHERE DO WE GO NOW? Surviving Life Beyond Cancer by Embracing Cancer's Gifts and Losses." The women who participated moved me beyond words and it was my very deep [...]

Meditation Monday – Tips for Creating Our Own Survivors’ Community

We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection. Dalai Lama  I love this quote, which Holistic Health Talk for Women radio host Irina Wardas used to open her show last Thursday. As her guest, I was there to talk about our need as cancer survivors for a sense of community with other survivors. [...]

Holistic Health Talk for Women Radio Interview Tomorrow at 12:30 p.m.!

I'm very excited! Tomorrow at 12:30 p.m. EST, I will join holistic health talk for women radio host Irina Wardas to talk about "Living a Full Life After Cancer." You can listen in by going to the website. If you want to join in the discussion, you can call (347) 857-4862. Suggested questions include: 1.  What [...]

17 Survivorship Skills For Surviving Cancer and Life View

  As we live our lives with and beyond cancer, we all need resources. One of mine is TalkAboutHealth. As a caring community, TalkAboutHealth provides a place to ask questions and get answers from experts, survivors and partner organizations. One of my favorite features is the daily expert, who answers questions within their expertise. I've heard [...]