Posts Posts by: "Regina Topelson"

I love Thanksgiving for all the gratitude and kindness it brings into the world. It’s a perfect time to be feeling grateful for the important things in life. And when I say things, I don’t actually mean things. “The first wealth is health.”Ralph Waldo Emerson This quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson says…(Read More)

Lifelines to cancer survival with Mark Roby

What do you do when you are faced with the impossible? Mark Roby created his own lifelines for cancer survival relying on doctors, scientists, family, friends, scientific research, new screenings and emerging therapies, and anything else he had at his disposal. Mark was a runner, a physician assistant, a naturopathic doctor and at the behest…(Read More)

My guest on this episode is doctor Shari Fox, and in it we explore embracing and evolving along the cancer journey. Like many cancer survivors, she didn’t see it coming and couldn’t understand how to make it fit in her life. So, as she puts, she “powered through it.” Her story brings out…(Read More)

Part of my healing journey included relying heavily on my faith. Finding resilience through faith meant observing traditions and rituals I hadn’t grown up with or observed as an adult for most of my life. This year with COVID-19 playing a pivotal role in how we practice our faiths, many of the communal…(Read More)

After watching both of her sisters go through cancer diagnosis and treatment, separately at different times, Nadine Shapera thought to herself, “ain’t nobody got time for cancer.” But before long, Nadine found herself dealing with multiple cancer diagnoses at once. How did she do it? In her words, “you just get through it.” When…(Read More)

finding the right medical team with scherri woodard

It’s hard for most people to imagine being diagnosed with a serious illness like cancer. It’s even harder if you don’t get your questions answered from the start. That’s exactly what happened to Scherri Woodard and why this episode is dedicated to finding the right medical team. Even though she kept…(Read More)

One of the most traumatic things about cancer treatment is the loss of hair that accompanies chemotherapy treatment. In this episode, we talk about cancer and hair care with my personal stylist, Angie Defrancis Cox. One of the best pieces of advice I was given before starting treatment was to schedule a series of 5…(Read More)

Very often cancer patients are concerned with two things – what goes in their body and what goes on their body.Leah Robert, Oncology Nurse and Co-Founder of Salty Girl Beauty I certainly know this to be true for me. After I was diagnosed with cancer, I searched for answers as to why this horrible…(Read More)

Budha bowl with vegan protein foods

The Universe feels totally aligned this week… everyone is focusing on protein. Which leads me to ask the question, “what’s the big deal about protein?” I was quoted in an article that appeared in Well+Good, an online health and wellness magazine, regarding three myths about vegan protein. You can read the article here…(Read More)

Relationship Remedies with Tracey Coates

Relationships are one of the most important things in our lives, but sometimes they can be a double-edged sword. In this episode, we’re talking about relationship remedies with Tracey Coates, a divorce attorney in the D.C./ Maryland area. I recently did a webinar about the things I consider to be crucial for…(Read More)