Cancer Warriors Wednesday – Grieving Fallen Warriors

Cancer Warriors Wednesday – Grieving Fallen Warriors

Each Warrior wants to leave the mark of his will, his signature, on important acts he touches. This is not the voice of ego but of the human spirit, rising up and declaring that it has something to contribute to the solution of the hardest problems, no matter how vexing! Pat Riley   Monday was the [...]

The Survivor’s Nest – The Dirty Dozen and Clean 15

The Survivor’s Nest – The Dirty Dozen and Clean 15

The food we buy and bring into our homes is vital fuel for healthy bodies. As cancer survivors, most of us are more aware of our susceptibility to cancer and are looking for ways to lower our risk. Because the benefit of eating our fruits and vegetables outweighs the risk of pesticide exposure, get your [...]

Cancer Warriors Wednesday – Be Loud Be Clear

Cancer Warriors Wednesday – Be Loud Be Clear

Most of us don't remember a time without breast cancer awareness, when October was just a month and the color pink was for baby girls. Back then, it took Betty Ford and other activist women to make it okay to talk about breasts in public, let alone breast cancer. It's time to talk frankly about cancer and another private part of the [...]

Cancer Warriors Wednesday – Katherine Russell Rich and 17+ Years as a Stage 4 Survivor

I recently stumbled across a New York Time’s article written by Katherine Russell Rich entitled, “17 Years Later, Stage 4 Survivor Is Savoring a Life Well Lived.” Katherine is the author of “Dreaming in Hindi: Coming Awake in Another Language”and “The Red Devil: To Hell With Cancer — and Back.”  (Amazon associates link) The article begins with her revelation that [...]

Cancer Warriors Wednesday – The Love/Avon Army of Women

Cancer Warriors Wednesday – The Love/Avon Army of Women

As a supporting blogger with the Love/Avon Army of Women, I'm taking this Cancer Warriors Wednesday to remind everyone of the importance of joining this important initiative. The AOW is looking for one million women with breast cancer, women who have never had breast cancer, and men of all ethnicities - basically anyone over the [...]

Cancer Warriors Wednesday – “WTF” for Lung Cancer?

In the "About WWGN" section, I specifically note that WhereWeGoNow is "not about my breast cancer. It is about each of us experiencing life after cancer and as a community - all 11,714,000 of us and our supporters strong."   October may be breast cancer awareness month, but breast cancer is not the only cancer in [...]

Cancer Warriors Wednesday – Is My Cancer Different?

Cancer Warriors Wednesday – Is My Cancer Different?

It's time to expand Army of Women Wednesday to include other people and organizations of interest to cancer survivors. What drew me to the Army of Women was its use of the internet to bring about positive change. The simple brilliance of the idea grew from Dr. Susan Love's frustration that progress was slow in figuring out what [...]