Welcome to the Laughing at Cancer blog. People are the only creatures on earth, who can celebrate the joy of being alive. Laughter flings open the shutters and lets the sunshine in. A shared gift of laughter is a priceless gift to the spirit. And it's a great poke in the eye to the adversary cancer patients are struggling every day to beat. So join us often. Send us your funny stories. And don't forget to laugh! TM
Being diagnosed with cancer is often a life-changing experience. To cope with the physical and emotional challenges you may have to take substantial time away from work. The resulting loss of income can be financially devastating. If you find that you need financial assistance after being diagnosed with cancer, you may be eligible to receive Social Security Disability benefits.
Jodi Davis, Christine Clifford and Kay Kedding have experienced the ups and downs of a hysterectomy – removal of the uterus – but all three women endured the experience for different reasons.
Twenty years ago, Clifford was a “stressed-out marketing executive” for an international company – meaning she was staying in hotels for 200 nights a year. She never imagined her future would be filled with drawing humorous cartoons and writing humorous books about cancer...
Chemotherapy and radiation are two methods used extensively in the treatment of cancer.
These help prevent the spread of cancer cells by destroying them. While they are at it, they also
destroy some of the healthy cells of the body. This loss of healthy cells, when you are going
through these treatments can cause some side effects.
You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything, even poverty, you can survive it. –Bill Crosby
In This Issue: Laugh 'Til It Heals: Notes from the World's Funniest Cancer Mailbox, Share The Experience: The Chat Room, About Christine Clifford and The Cancer Club
Knowing that Breast Cancer Wellness Magazine is aiding women now more than ever to Be Fit, Be a Thriver!™, I immediately thought about
sharing with readers the healing power of laughter. Many may not realize, but laughing out loud takes work and a lot of physical exercise!
In This Issue:
-Christine Clifford's Wig Blows Off at Professional Golf Tournament
-Laugh 'Til It Heals: Notes from the World's Funniest Cancer Mailbox
-SHARE THE EXPERIENCE: The Chat Room
-ABOUT CHRISTINE CLIFFORD & THE CANCER CLUB™
Most people when they hear that someone has cancer do not know what to say. They do not want to say they ”wrong” thing, so they often end up saying nothing. This causes the cancer patient to feel even more isolated and alone. A simple gesture and offer to help can be music to a cancer patient's ears.
Last summer, August 21st to be exact, I tripped over my son's hockey skates (I know, I know…hockey skates in the middle of summer?!? But hey, that's what we do here in Minnesota). I broke my toe, tore two tendons in my wrist, and thoroughly damaged my pride. Under ordinary circumstances and for the average person, this would be just one of life's little “mishaps”.
Now showing items 1 to 10 of 12 entries.