Balanced Living with Cancer

One young family’s quest to find balance while living with cancer

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Giving Up … I think Not

May 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

This past week two friends died from prostate cancer and another isn’t doing so well with head and neck cancer. Another friend’s father-in-law passed last week from leukemia, having chosen to forgo treatment and enjoy his final days without the...

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Three headed frogs and other anomalies

January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

I had a doctor appointment the other day.  I needed to find a new primary care physician.  My previous physician decided to turn his practice into a boutique practice – good for him.  As my new physician entered the room,...

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Cancer and baseball and a passing comment… the connection

December 22, 2013 | 16 Comments

Yesterday was an interesting day. Most of it spent at the ball park with an incredible group of parents and friends watching our boys play in a winter baseball in a tournament. It was a hard day for the boys....

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Critical Mass – Some Random Thoughts

November 25, 2013 | 3 Comments

As the journey continues with my husband’s cancer and grueling treatments, there are moments when I am completely stopped in my tracks and reminded of his chronic cancer care over the past decade. Our children are now ages 11, 15...

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Why Ask What

November 18, 2012 | 8 Comments

The clapping echoed through the long cavernous hallway.  No shouting, no hollering, just thunderous clapping.  Another wave.  Trying to find room 111b in the Philadelphia Convention Center I was reminded of Nicolas Cage in the movie National Treasure searching for...

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Finding Answers

September 5, 2012 | 3 Comments

As much as we plan, none of us really knows what tomorrow will bring, what an hour from now will bring.  We grow up setting goals and planning for our life in the distant future.  Planning provides an outline, target...

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