Archive for March 2015

What If The Worst Thing You Ever Did Was The First Thing People Found Out About You?

Have you ever “Googled” yourself and seen what comes up? What if you did that and the biggest mistake you ever made was the first hit that came up for all to see? Can you even imagine the pain and humiliation you would experience? For some people those questions are their personal reality. Their embarrassment... Read more »

I Heard The Words “You Have Cancer”…And That’s The Day My Life Changed”

“We couldn’t get the scope past the 2 tumors in your colon. We biopsied them but won’t have the results for a few days but I am telling you now, they are cancerous. You have cancer”. Each week at ChicagoNow, bloggers are given a different topic to write on if they choose to participate. This... Read more »

There’s More To These Medical Movies Than Just Medicine

50/50<iframe width="500" height="281" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Xa--ea9P7P4" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> So many great moments that many cancer patients can relate to.
Being a brain tumor and a stage-3 colon cancer survivor, I am pretty interested in medical movies. Some of them are more interesting to me than others. Some are more fact based while others just seem to give me a good cry. Here are some of my favorite medical based movies. They aren’t all about... Read more »
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USA Basketball Should Be A Real “Dream Team”

Who doesn’t want a second chance at something? Who doesn’t love a realistic reality show? Who thinks that the 1980 United States hockey team was one of  the best underdog stories of all time? Who thinks it’s time to stop sending NBA players to the Olympics?   Here is something that, putting it mildly, is... Read more »