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Chemo Treatment

At the Top of My Lungs: Food for Thought

Jennifer Glass | Posted 10.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Glass

In the first weeks of treatment, I had few side effects apart from fatigue. I thought perhaps I had dodged a bullet and would skate through without much discomfort. It would be clear in the coming weeks just what a tough battle this would be, and the best weight for me was my fighting weight.

At the Top of My Lungs: Ready for Take Off (Chemo Begins)

Jennifer Glass | Posted 10.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Glass

I don't care if my hair grows back in 50 shades of gray. I might throw a cap on if my head gets cold, but no precarious headgear for me. Life is too short to worry about your hair blowing away in the wind.

Top 10 Movies To Watch During Chemo

Hollye Harrington Jacobs | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Hollye Harrington Jacobs

The two to three hours spent in chemo are absolutely no fun. There was a Silver Lining though, when I reminded myself that I could watch feel-good, no-brainer movies either on my laptop or iPad.

Decision Making in Breast Cancer

Hollye Harrington Jacobs | Posted 08.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Hollye Harrington Jacobs

As a nurse and social worker, I have a unique perspective on decision making because I approach it "from the other side of the bed." I put my professional hat on and ponder: How would I handle this situation if I were counseling a patient?