Author Archives: shakenandstirredbycancer

The New Hive: A New Form of Creative, Personal and Social Expression

If you don’t know about The New Hive, a wonderfully creative social media platform designed to connect us through self expression, I invite you to check it out. The site allows you to create your own Web pages with intuitive online tools. … Continue reading

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Lonely | By: Ashley Blair Doyle

My name is Ashley. I was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 28 in January 2012. I live on the Sunshine Coast in British Columbia with my fiancé Mike and two crazy felines. I have been sharing my cancer recovery … Continue reading

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Get Over It | By: Roselle Kovitz

Under it. Maybe. Bearing its weight like an Ugandan girl carrying gallons of water back to her village from the nearest stream. Get over it. Maybe not. Not until it comes in, all the way. Pushes the door so wide, … Continue reading

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Arts and Healing Network Awards: Honoring the Next Generation

If you’re between the ages of 18 – 35 and creating art as a result of your cancer experience, consider applying for the Arts and Healing Network award! Each year, they “honor artists who are truly making a difference in … Continue reading

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Kina Grannis Sings “Make It Go”

“Somehow my love might make it go…” Don’t we wish. Take a listen. Kina shared this song to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. I think it will benefit that and more…

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In Her Own Words: Suleika Jaouad’s Journey

“In these many months of sitting in bed I’ve discovered that I really love to write. But before I got sick, I never felt brave enough to put myself out there,” says 23-year-old Suleika Jaouad in this New York Times video, … Continue reading

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Unprescribed Honeymoon | By: Peggy Sturdivant

This essay was first published in Modern Love Rejects. Thanks to Peggy for sharing it with us! On what was supposed to be a five-week honeymoon trip I stood on a cliff above the Mediterranean in Portugal and realized I … Continue reading

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