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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]