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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)

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)

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)

Tomatoes, green beans, and potatoes in the market

https://youtu.be/KPgT9drwFEQ A couple weeks ago I started reading a book about aging and longevity. These topics are front of mind because of my health history. I’m a cancer survivor and I’ve made it my life’s mission not only to heal myself, but to also help others on the journey…(Read More)

woman tying shoe laces

Physical activity is an important part of health. Your body was meant to move, built to move. Without movement, your body doesn’t work right.  If you ask your doctor what you need to do to stay healthy, they will probably mention some form of physical activity as part of a healthy lifestyle. If…(Read More)