Tag: palliative medicine

Who’s at the door? Emerging Carefully from Lockdown

“Someone’s knocking at the door/ somebody’s ringing the bell/ someone’s knocking at the door/ somebody’s ringing the bell/ do me a favor, open the door/ and let ‘em in” Paul McCartney Dreaming of the things we took for granted I feel a bit of fresh air finally coming in through my open door. Along with

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Writing for therapeutic expression | Living Beyond Breast Cancer

My advocacy through writing – on lbbc.org my post on writing as therapy – you don’t have to share or publish but even 10 minutes of reflection a day or even a week can let you get what’s on your heart on the page and leave you feeling less weight. Going back to reflect on

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Palliative Care Is Everywhere

Today my sister and brother-in-law took a huge risk to travel from Georgia all the way to Northern California. After collecting them from the Sacramento airport, we arrived at the house greeted by my husband and an immanent call with my palliative oncologist from Stanford. He’s a wonderfully compassionate physician. In the specialty of palliative

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