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Head Games and Other Ways to Deal with Pain

Head Games and Other Ways to Deal with Pain

When I battled for my life against ovarian cancer, I discovered there are different types of pain. There is the sharp, can’t-breathe, pain after surgery. There is the deep ...

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Exercise Lying Down? Absolutely!

Exercise Lying Down? Absolutely!

Right before I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, I was the fittest I had ever been in my life. I ran almost every day with my golden retriever and played soccer ...

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Where Do Your Nose Hairs Really Go? Managing Chemo Side Effects

Where Do Your Nose Hairs Really Go? Managing Chemo Side Effects

Chemotherapy medicine is the ammunition we use to hunt down and kill cancer cells in the body. Unfortunately, this powerful medicine can also impact ...

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When Food Tastes Like Dirt: My Diet During and After Chemo

When Food Tastes Like Dirt: My Diet During and After Chemo

If you had to lose one of your senses, which would you choose? For me, sight and hearing are highest on the must-keep list. Touch too. Dealing with neuropathy ...

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How a Simple Hand Injury Led to My Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis

How a Simple Hand Injury Led to My Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis

I had just turned 40 years old. At the time, my kids were aged 4, 10, and 12, so life was very busy (still is). I was playing soccer on a co-ed indoor team and running/walking ...

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