Anxiety

Intimate Issues with Marloe: Your Brain in the Bedroom

by Marloe Esch RN, BSN, OCN July 8, 2021

While it’s true that the physiological aspects of sexual functioning, like vaginal lubrication, erection, and orgasm, are impacted in part by both our hormones and the health of the blood vessels and nerves that supply our nether-regions, that’s not the whole story. 

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Insane in the Chemo Brain: Insane in the Brain!

by Hannah Starkey February 14, 2019

Then some weird, wild stuff started happening to me. It all started when I was having a conversation with someone. I was trying to tell her that I got a new type of…what’s it called…uh, that stuff you put on your toothbrush and then it cleans your teeth…uh, toothpaste? Yeah! That’s it! Toothpaste!

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When You’re Stuck In The Pickle Jar…

by Mallory Casperson October 26, 2018

Sometimes I feel stuck.  I’ve picked up a brand new career track post-cancer and some days are better than others.  Sometimes I feel like I have it all figured out and sometimes I spend weeks feeling so very stuck on something.  For a couple of weeks it was the budget and strategic planning documents that […]

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It Should Get Easier

by Michele

Eight years on, I know the drill. After the interminable wait in the radiology department waiting room, I’m led to a small room with a narrow bed next to an ultrasound machine. I dutifully wore a v-neck sweater so I wouldn’t have to change into a gown. After removing my necklace and earrings, I lay […]

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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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What It’s Like To Have An MRI

by Mallory Casperson

After my last CT scan, the radiologist who read the scan suggested that I have an MRI to look further into a cluster of cells that had taken residence on my liver.  This was my first go at a not entirely clean scan, post my declared cancer free date, so needless to say I was […]

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