Reach for the STAR

September 10, 2015 mhyh 0

Day 10: Step Up and Into the Political Arena On 07/29/2015, the bipartisan, bicameral Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research (STAR) Act was introduced to benefit children with cancer, children living with cancer, and children who have survived cancer. I would even argu …


September 9, 2015 mhyh 0

Day 9: Breathe, deeply As we all know, this is seemingly impossible at times. Simply Stephie!

Guard your Heart

September 8, 2015 mhyh 0

Day 8: Guard your heart “Above all else, guard your heart for it is the wellspring of life.” Proverbs 4:23 Inasmuch as it depends on us, survivors, we must guard our hearts. What does that look like? Know your family’s health history (early MI, sudden cardia …

Lift the Veil of Cancer Survivorship: Yoga

September 7, 2015 mhyh 1

Day 7: Lift the Veil of Cancer Survivorship through Yoga Today, I invited Lisa Z. Hughes, my yoga coach, to post on the role of yoga in what she refers to as the lifting of the veil of cancer survivorship. I have learned so much from Lisa in my pursuit of chronic WELLNESS and …

Sunday: REST

September 6, 2015 mhyh 0

Day 6: REST “By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work.” Genesis 2:2 Genesis 1 provides us with the portrait of Jehovah-Elohim, our strong Creator God, through the account of creation as well as the e …


September 5, 2015 mhyh 0

Day 5: Live-Love-Laugh Live with Intention, Urgency, Fully. Love with Abandon. Laugh until tears roll down you leg! Simply Stephanie

Primary Care Provider: Get One!

September 4, 2015 mhyh 0

Day 4: Get a Primary Care Provider (PCP); you NEED one. *Hopefully, you have requested your Survivorship Care Plan that documents your cancer diagnosis and your treatment history. Once you have that in your hot little hands, call to make an appointment for a comprehensive his …

Amazon Smile and MHYH

September 3, 2015 mhyh 0

Day 3: Designate myHeart, yourHands (MHYH) as your Amazon Smile Charity by going to As we continue with our Survivorship: 30 Days of ACTION series, we’d like to invite you to designate MHYH as your Amazon Smile Charity. Here’ …

Survivorship Care Plans

September 2, 2015 mhyh 0

*Day 2: Request a Survivorship Care Plan from your treatment center if you do not already have one. Today is Day 2 of MHYH’s Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and our Survivorship: 30 Days of ACTION series. Today’s post is ALL about survivorship care plans Survivor …

Survivorship: 30 Days of ACTION

September 1, 2015 mhyh 0

Today marks the first day of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month accompanied by the donning of gold in many parts of the United States and the world. September is a gold rush of sorts, yet each year I find myself questioning the value of awareness if it does not translate into A …