Holidays

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 3:19pm
The holidays are an exciting time of year. However, between the parties, stress and baked goods, it’s also a time when people tend to gain weight.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 9:27am
The holiday season can be challenging for cancer patients. From the stress of cooking, shopping and entertaining, to the emotional toll of trying to find joy during a difficult time, it’s okay to acknowledge that holidays with cancer may not be the cheerful season you are used to. Our social media followers share their advice below.
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 4:11pm
This year, the holiday season is extra important for Mason’s whole family. Last December, just 8 days before Christmas, their entire world was turned upside down.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 6:54am
I still do everything in my power to make the holidays special for my family, no matter how I’m feeling.
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 1:03pm

Thanksgiving is the time when we try to be thankful for what we have, to enjoy the company of our friends and family over a nice meal, and for many of us, it's the official start to the holidays.

Monday, February 5, 2018 - 3:37pm
Valentine’s Day can mean dressing up, fancy dinner reservations, sparkly gifts and high expectations. However, there's nothing wrong with wanting something a little more laid back and low key.
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 9:16am
Holiday cards are meant to bring merry greetings of cheer to friends and family, but what if someone on your list is facing this Christmas with cancer? Will the message of joy and wishes for a happy new year seem trite or even crass to a patient in treatment? A well-intentioned card could send the wrong message.
Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 8:00am
Don't stress yourself out in the quest for a picture-perfect celebration. Here are some suggestions for simplifying and savoring the holidays.
Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 8:00am

With Father’s Day coming up this Sunday, it’s time to celebrate all the men in your life - fathers, grandfathers, husbands, brothers, sons, uncles and friends. June is also Men’s Health Month and a chance to encourage healthy habits and lifestyle changes. But men are notoriously hard to shop for, especially if they don’t express their wants and needs. It’s even harder if they are dealing with something as stressful as cancer. Finding something he likes, and can actually use, requires a bit more effort.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 10:39am

With only a few days until Christmas, I’m doing everything I can to channel that strength and use it to begin 2017 on a grateful and optimistic note.