April 2017 archive

Be in a Good Place

Beaded Bear

When I was going through chemotherapy, beading was one of the ways that helped me through the stress. It brought me to a peaceful place as I remembered my grandma who taught me to bead. She always said before we beaded, that we needed to be in a good place before we make our beadwork …

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Understanding Cancer

Cancer Basics

I am happily sharing what we are learning from developing our online cancer education course, and what helps our course be so wonderful is the stories, we have used digital stories throughout the course to demonstrate and to share knowledge around some difficult conversations or to help understand certain things about cancer. Thank you to …

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Just Don’t

Article from the Guardian's Photo

When I was going through cancer treatments I got to the point where I would just absolutely go tone-deaf when someone started to give me “advice” on dealing with cancer, or tell me if I just did this or that I could “cure” my cancer. Really?!?! I use to think I needed to be understanding …

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