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Chemobrain

Chemobrain

Chemobrain You know those hick-ups in your brain, especially when you’re tired?   Placing a cup of freshly poured coffee in the fridge?Squeezing hand cream on your toothbrush instead of paste?Being unable to find words and people’s names? Well, imagine that...

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10x suggestions to write on a card

10x suggestions to write on a card

Over the last decade or so, we have en masse decided to stop sending handwritten cards. About six years ago I could make a garland of all the Christmas cards I received, decorating the whole living room. Nowadays, I’m super excited if I get about ten of ‘em. Silly...

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Alcohol and cancer

Alcohol and cancer

To drink or not to drink, that’s the question. I want to share what works for me, hoping it will also help you in making happy & healthy decisions about alcohol.   We all donate a lot of money to research on cancer prevention. Yet, when the results come in...

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Fatigue after cancer

Fatigue after cancer

When you mention low energy levels after treatment, a common reply is:                    “We’re all tired sometimes”… Yes, we are all tired sometimes & No, this can in no way be compared to fatigue after cancer.   Cancer-related fatigue, also referred to as...

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5 things to say to someone with cancer

5 things to say to someone with cancer

Having cancer sucks. Hearing a friend or relative has cancer is also pretty shitty. A lot of people have told me they don’t know what to say or do to be supportive. First of all, the fact that you are thinking and talking about it, tells me you deeply care for this...

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The habit of sleeping

The habit of sleeping

Some people fall asleep easily. My father is one of them. He usually doesn’t even remember putting his head on the pillow. I’m not like that, unfortunately. I can toss and turn for hours, becoming more frustrated with the minute. Improving your sleep is the single...

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