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chemotherapy

THRIVE

October 5, 2015 mhyh 0

Today’s post is a continuation of Tiffany Moody’s thoughts from 9/29 with regard to her daughter’s life after cancer treatment, specifically the transition to survivorship care. Tiffany writes: “In these years since our daughter finished treatment,  I …

Day 24: the “Other Guy Rule”

September 24, 2015 mhyh 0

Day 24: It’s Always the Other Guy Until It’s You Cancer affects the individual, yes; however, cancer also affects everyone who loves that individual. Today, I give you my dad as he reflects on my childhood cancer [and] the failure of my heart 30 years after the en …

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 …

Her Heart Beat Goes On…

March 19, 2013 mhyh 0

I have two questions that I struggle to answer within myself: 1) how personally transparent can I be as the president of myHeart, yourHands who represents our organization to the public on a daily basis? AND 2) how can I honor my donor, yet respect the tender, broken hearts o …

LiveWELL: Know your Numbers

February 4, 2013 mhyh 1

28 Days [of] Heart Day 4 To my knowledge, cancer treatment has NEVER been included in the list of risk factors for heart disease, yet it is absolutely a risk factor for heart disease. Be it known that heart disease IS a potential late effect of some cancer treatments. Surviv …

Cancer: Check

November 14, 2012 mhyh 0

Stefan Pietrobono of Toronto, Canada is a 19-year-old student who plays competitive hockey while living his life to inspire others. Oh, did I mention that he is also a cancer survivor [and] I had the privilege of getting to know him recently? Stefan is a survivor of Hodgkin …