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To Soy Or Not To Soy: Still a confusing question

To Soy or Not To Soy - Still a confusing question  Recently I learned that new studies are suggesting that soy might not be as bad as I thought it was in promoting breast cancer. Earlier on in my research, the studies were showing that the…
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Trust Your Intuition - Take 2, Part 3, Treatment #1

My port was placed Feb 15, 2019, and after a quick trip to San Francisco to tour colleges with my daughter, chemo began Feb 26, 2019. The worst part for me through the entire process was the IV benadryl, the rest went through fine. I had…
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Trust Your Intuition, Take 2, Part 3

After meeting with another oncologist at Georgetown Medical Center in DC, Dr. Isaacs, and speaking with a  medical oncologist at Dana Farber, Nancy Lin, MD., it was decided that because I have triple positive breast cancer, ie estrogen positive,…
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Trust Your Intuition, Take 2, Part 2

Since my diagnosis, I have seen an oncologist, a breast surgeon, my plastic surgeon and the nurse practitioner who is very nice but has yet to do anything she said she would, no follow up, no checking in, no guidance.  I have been told I need…
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TRUST YOUR INSTINCTS - my story, take 2, part 1

I always talk about intuition, knowing your body, trusting your gut and being your own advocate. A lesson I learned in 2011 when I was told cancer does not cause pain, and yet there I was with a DCIS diagnosis, and here I am learning that lesson…

My First Debut Being Interviewed on Workout Do Yoga

What Are Some of the Services I Offer as a Health Coach https://serenaandjosh.com/health-coaching-is-it-right-for-you/

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH - THOUGHTS ON PREVENTION

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH – THOUGHTS ON PREVENTION   Today marks the first day of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I am a 7.5 year survivor of the earliest stages of breast cancer. Though I live with the daily reminders of having…

Common Weight Loss Myths Busted

Common Weight Loss Myths Busted   Weight loss advice is so common (and contentious) now. There are competing opinions everywhere. I say, forget about "who's right" and let's focus on "what's right." Because what gets results is what…

To Breakfast or Not to Breakfast, That is the Question

Three Must Eat Break-Fast Foods Many question whether breakfast is as important as we hear it is. Those who practice intermittent fasting say it is ok to bypass the breakfast meal. Others will argue that breakfast is the most important meal…

Gut Health

  How to Improve Gut Health   Hippocrates said, “All disease begins in the gut.”   And while this may not be 100% true for every disease in every person, more and more research shows that our gut (digestive…