Wellness

Eating right and feeling good play a huge roll in anyone’s life.  As a cancer patient and survivor it can be the difference in beating a treatment or just getting through the day.  Check out these stories from others in the cancer community to help you get the wellness and nutrition you need.

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10 Recipes For Cooking With Fresh Ginger

by Mallory Casperson October 26, 2018

One of the first things you learn as a young adult cancer fighter is that an upset stomach can often be helped with some good, old fashioned ginger.  Ginger ale, ginger candies, ginger ice cream…the ginger possibilities are endless!  While it is not well known why ginger helps ease nausea caused by chemotherapy, we’re here […]

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Herbs to Help the Body Heal: Part 2

by Sarah Sorci

In my life and herbal medicine practice, I have come to view health challenges as opportunities to connect more deeply with nature– particularly with plants that offer support and nourishment for body and spirit. This is the second article in a series of three, exploring plants that nature offers those of us living with and recovering from […]

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Herbs To Help The Body Heal: Part 1

by Sarah Sorci

In my life and herbal medicine practice, I have come to view health challenges as opportunities to connect more deeply with nature– particularly plants that offer support and nourishment for body and spirit.

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Eat What Tastes Good During Chemo

by Mallory Casperson

My mother and I always loved a particular diet soda.  While she was doing chemo and radiation treatments, all of a sudden I noticed our beloved diet soda’s main competitor starting to appear in the fridge at home.

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Partnering With Friends To Maintain Motivation

by Jane

According to my neurologist, migraines respond well to structure.  That means I’m supposed to keep a regular sleeping and eating schedule, and also exercise daily.  The latter is particularly unappealing on my bad days, which is why I enlisted some friends as exercise buddies.

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Easy Ways To Talk About Poop!

by Mallory Casperson

Whether you’re ready or not, pooping is an important factor in how you’re dealing with cancer treatment and its side effects.

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