Winning and Thriving

Shannon Knight survived breast cancer twice. Like millions of others, she was faced with the challenge of deciding how to save her life. She refused chemotherapy and did some radiation and mastectomy. When conventional medicine failed, her she discovered alternative...
Mending a Broken Heart

Mending a Broken Heart

I think most of us have had to deal with a broken heart in our lives. The pain is excruciating. In fact, I have had a heart break so bad that I just wanted someone to put me to sleep until time passed away. I was not suicidal at all, but the pain was too unbearable....
Physician Grief

Physician Grief

Often I have thought about doctors and their grief. Too often they get the bad rap for being desensitized. Is this the case though? I remember the first time I thought about what a doctor must go through was in 1998 when I saw the very first scene from the movie City...
You are Not Alone 

You are Not Alone 

Have you ever been consumed with these thoughts? “You do not want to  burden anyone.” “If you I died, it would take weeks before anyone noticed you were gone.” “No one would miss you.” “When you are sick, no one cares about you.” None of this is...
Teen Memories

Teen Memories

Who remembers? I remember that telephone with the tangled cord on the kitchen wall. My sisters and I would get 15 minutes to talk and have to take turns. This meant trying to set up plans for our weekend. We memorized so many phone numbers! If we dialed it wrong,...