Monthly Archives: November 2010

The Emperor of All Maladies

I am reading a great book!!! The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee I listened to an interview on Public Radio over a week ago and decided to purchase the Kindle version of the book … Continue reading

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Was There Something in Your Youth or Childhood…?

I was finishing that question with “…that caused you to get cancer?” I was mistaken. The question was, “Was there something in your youth or childhood that prepared you to be able to handle this challenge in such a remarkable … Continue reading

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Which Was Harder Right Handedness or One Handedness?

Having to switch dominance was a greater challenge, because I had, I thought, 4 months to accomplish it; an unrealized, self-imposed goal. But the blessing in the challenge was that it gave me something to do while I was experiencing … Continue reading

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How Long Have You Been Doing This?

Someone recently asked how long I had been sharing my cancer story. The simple answer is for 6+ years. My first speaking engagement after my amputation was for the Board of Trustees of the University Minnesota Foundation. It was a … Continue reading

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