Normally, a break-up is a sad event, but today, after a three year relationship, my oncologist told me that she was breaking up with me and never wants to see me again. I have never been happier to hear those words in my life! My oncologist is the person who determined my treatment course after being diagnosed with cancer, who monitored my recovery from chemotherapy and also ordered all of my follow up testing and scans. Today, she informed me [...]
One lesson I learned during cancer treatment was to be more flexible. One day I would wake up feeling okay and with a great appetite and, by the end of the day, I wanted to crawl under the nearest rock. I have to admit that it was tough learning to constantly adjust to changing conditions since, well, I am a Virgo with OCD tendencies. I’m glad that I learned to be more flexible. It’s something that is necessary in all [...]
Thinking about cancer is scary. What is even scarier is getting cancer, so it is important that we all educate ourselves on cancer symptoms and be as proactive as possible. Cancer symptoms can appear in many forms and levels of severity. Since they can mimic common illnesses, they can easily get ignored until they get to be very bad. Certainly, nobody wants to run to the doctor every time they do not feel well, but it is important to address [...]
Hello, I’m back from surgery! Back from writer’s block, too. Diagnosed with breast cancer that wasn’t really breast cancer (loads of stage zero, go figure!), I was lucky enough to have kind, talkative surgeons, wonderful, giving nurses and great support from my family and friends. Although the diagnosis necessitated a mastectomy, my surgery was complicated by non-health threatening issues and I’m scheduled for more surgical fun in the future. For now though, I’m pretty much as cancer-free as anyone can [...]
NutriBullet user Lori T. had an incredibly difficult diagnosis to deal with. It compromised her health and kept her from eating right. She tried the NutriBullet and was finally able to ingest the nutrients from fruits and vegetables that she hadn’t been able to for so long. A huge thank you to Lori for sharing her story and here’s wishing you a speedy recovery!