Something I live with

Something I live with

The group ostensibly exists to provide support for vulnerable, frightened and confused Cancer patients. I.e., the kind of people in need of support. In theory they’re sharing and caring. In practice they’re shaming and blaming. Stop stressing. Eat better. Have hope. I’ve gotten accustomed to the casual Facebook companion or person on the street offering […]

Year of the Dog

Year of the Dog

A friend invites me to her annual Chinese New Year party. I look forward to it every time, this year being no exception despite my numerous surgeries and Cancer treatments. In fact, a party sounds like a welcome relief from rounds of radiation therapy, restricted diets and worrying. She and her husband are wonderful hosts, […]

The Best Part Was The Drive Home

The Best Part Was The Drive Home

The most charitable thing I can say about the group is that it isn’t “Healthy” Person Support. Any time I get together with a bunch of recovering addicts, co-dependents, or Cancer patients, I face the inescapable conclusion – we is afflicted peoples. If the addicts seem a little narcissistic, attention-loving, “Me, me, me, lemme tell […]

Cancer Math for the Curious

Cancer Math for the Curious

 “Tell me the truth,” I ask, “how do you feel about people sending you business?” “Oh I still want it, now more than ever.” My colleague admits she’s afraid, very afraid of having low/disappearing numbers of transactions. I caution her, “Tell people you know in person or over the phone. Just like you told me […]

Made my Day

Made my Day

After a rough day at the doctor’s office I come home to an email. Subject: Love your awesome blog! Ok. It wasn’t actually in italics, I just did that for emphasis, because I felt Great with an exclamation point. someone loves my blog. Jason Hughes lists kumaridotcalm.com in Top Blogs to Follow. Here’s the link: http://www.thesewisefeet.com/posture-flexibility-blogs/ […]