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cancer survivorship

Join the “Others”

September 30, 2015 mhyh 0

Join the “Others” Today marks the end of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, the gold will bleed into pink, and many won’t give these kids another thought until next September: how sad is that?! There is a group of us referred to as the “others”. W …

Be Well: the Outside-In-Kind-of-Well

September 14, 2015 mhyh 0

Day 14: Be Well, the Outside-In-Kind-of-Well Survivors, if you are even remotely like me, then you may tend to focus more on what you put in your body than what you use on your body. The reality is that BOTH are a matter of health and wellness. Today, I’ve invited one o …

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 …

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¬†https://smile.amazon.com/ch/45-3807854 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’ …

Do the Knowledge

August 24, 2013 mhyh 0

I have been struck by the frequency with which I am hearing the words, “I Never Knew.” These three words pack quite a punch in terms of potential consequence in the lives of cancer survivors, thus MHYH is introducing a new tagline: Do the Knowledge. To assist you …

The Story of Late Effects

June 21, 2013 mhyh 0

MHYH is dedicated to telling the story of late effects of cancer therapy as told through the lives of individual survivors who are willing to place their lived experience into the hands of others for the benefit of survivors everywhere. The Wall Street Journal along with seve …