May 2015 archive

May 21

Cancer Support Leadership Training

This is an interactive 3-day training course that I highly recommend if you are wanting to learn how to facilitate a cancer support group for your community.   Website: http://gptchb.org/event/cancer-support-leadership-training-session/

May 21

Learn about Colon Health and Screenings

Dear Friends, In my professional life, I develop online cancer learning modules. We are doing our best to develop a respectful online cancer education course for our Tribal communities and we have published a new learning module: “Awakening Choices – Colon Health”; it is item #1 under “Learning Modules”: http://www.akchap.org/html/distance-learning/cancer-education/cancer-ce.html In this module participants will …

Continue reading

May 18

Share Your Story

Find Your Voice

If we were brought up in a household where it was not OK to share feelings or that strength was shown through silence, it can make it difficult to talk about your cancer experience… When I went through treatments, I blogged, talked with others in the chemotherapy room, saw a traditional healer and even joined …

Continue reading

May 18

Looking Forward

Cancer affects us all differently, and not only does it impact our life, it impacts our loved ones lives too.  This storyteller, Jake shares his story that honors his uncle who had bone marrow cancer.  “Embrace and stretch our spirits.” – Jake. I wish you strength and wellness.

May 15

Write it Out

untold story

I found that writing every day was helpful; it was a nice way to “let it all hang out” and it was another way to help relieve the stress of treatments, worrying about cancer and if it was going away. It was another way of taking care of myself during such a hard time. Trying …

Continue reading