Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance interviews former Olympic Gold Gymnast Shannon Miller About Her Battle with Ovarian Cancer

To follow up on previous posts on my risk of ovarian cancer, I was asked by Heather Von St. James to help spread the word on this cancer that is commonly (and rightfully) called the “silent killer”. The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance did an interview with former Olympic gymnast, Shannon Miller, on her recent battle with …

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Breaking The News To Your Children- Part 2

I like the “Four T’s” approach to helping a grieving child:  Talk, Touch, Tears, and Time.[1] Talk: Remember that “talking” includes a lot of “listening” too. Touch: Hug your children often.  Showing affection aids healing.  Some children may become more affectionate.  However, if they do not wish to be touched, respect their space and let …

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