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Sell It

“Herman Grimhoffer was stuck in an elevator for four hours.  Upon his release he had sold the elevator operator a new Cadillac.” ~ Matty Simmons When I first began to speak about my experience with cancer patients, I encountered anger … Continue reading

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The Real Gift of the Season – Celebrating Life

I am a 50-year-old woman with a master’s degree in Mental Health and a doctorate in Leadership.  I have been married for 21 years and have two teenage daughters. In October of 2009, I was diagnosed with breast cancer, ductal … Continue reading

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Color Me Royal Blue

[Note: In the story that follows, Cameron is not the name of the patient.  Other identifying details have been changed in order to protect privacy.] On Thursday, Cameron, a colon cancer patient, came into my office for the fourth psychotherapy … Continue reading

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