I am a cancer education trainer, cancer advocate, and digital storyteller trainer who is is trying to help change the story of cancer in our Alaska Native and American Indian communities.
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 …
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 …
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 …