Tag Archives: Cancer

Radio-active Iodine

Yesterday, I received the radio-active iodine therapy at KU Med to treat my thyroid cancer, as evidenced by my elevated thyroid cancer marker.  See http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/radioactive-iodine To prepare for the treatment, I have been on a low iodine diet for two weeks … Continue reading

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Body Terrain

I was first introduced to the term “body terrain” in the book Anti Cancer, a New Way of Life by David Servan-Schreiber, MD, PhD.  The author lays out compelling evidence and arguments for cleaning up our bodies and participating in our … Continue reading

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9.26.1981

My father, Robert Earl Madget, died 31 years ago today.   He was 59.   He was a good man, a successful businessman, someone I admired and aspired to be like.  He was diagnosed with late-stage  esophageal cancer in 1979 and decided … Continue reading

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Low

The unexpected calm did not last long.  I gave way today to sadness and low spirits.   I feel betrayed by my body.  Why am I being so disciplined?  What does it matter?  Cancer is indeed a formidible foe.  I am … Continue reading

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Unexpected Calm

This morning, I got up early and did all my usual “good girl” healthy things.  I started with my foundational yoga, traced my stomach and lung meridians, did my Tibetian Five Rites,  drank my vegetable/protein drink, showered and headed to Kansas City for two days … Continue reading

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Fear

This week was a fearful week for me.  On Wednesday, I had followup screening appointments at KU Med for my thyroid and for my breast.  From a psychological standpoint, it was a mistake to schedule so much for one day.  I … Continue reading

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The Gift

I am reading Energy Medicine by Donna Eden.  Last night I read this: She came to see her healing crisis as a gift that opened her to a new sense of purpose. I sat straight up in bed and said to … Continue reading

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