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Easy Self-Care Tip #4: Taking Mental Holidays

Welcome to our new series of easy self-care tips!  If you have an easy self-care tip that works for you, share with us! Easy Self-Care Tip #4: Take a mental holiday. Daylight savings has ended and the clocks have moved back 1 hour.  For me, that is as…

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Have A Spooky Weekend! Kids trying artisan chocolate, #Halloween on Pinterest, the history of Halloween, #HONY, and more!

Halloween is this weekend!  What are you going to dress up as?  Are you going out on the town or staying in and handing out candy? Here are some spooky weekend links from around the interwebs… [list type=”like”] [list_item]kids were not impressed by fancy…

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10 More Things About Cancer In Your 20s (and 30s)!

We received such an overwhelmingly positive response from one of our past posts, 10 Things About Having Cancer In Your 20s, that we’re adding even more! Without further ado: 10 More Things About Cancer In Your 20s (or 30s) [list type=”like”] [list_item]1.…

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Watch That Hair Grow! Growing out your hair after chemo can be fun!

A female cancer survivor took frequent pictures of her hair growth after she finished chemo.  You can see how she goes from rocking the ‘no hair don’t care’ look, to a great pixie cut, to a short bob.  While your hair may not act just like hers did (her…

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West Coast Cancer And Careers Conference!

Cancer and Careers is hosting a free, west coast conference!  Their website says that the event will “explore the complexities of balancing cancer treatment and survivorship with employment” and that topics will include:  “Legal issues, Health insurance…

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Open Enrollment For 2016 Health Care Coverage Starts Nov 1!

November 1st is the first day of open enrollment for 2016 health care coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace (Healthcare.gov).  The Healthcare.gov homepage is set up to help you keep or change your existing coverage as well as handle first time…

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Have A Fancy Weekend! 5 step plan for making exercise a habit, the giraffe cam, Mom's Marijuana as a next book club read?, and more!

I’m in Denver this weekend helping to plan a Young Adult Cancer event!  I’m enjoying time away from the city and getting to break out my cold weather clothes for the first time this season.  What are you all up to? Here are some fancy weekend links from…

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Helpful Tips For Your CT Scan Day

CT scans can be a little daunting if you haven’t had one before.  A few weeks ago I had my 11th CT scan, leaving just one more (knock on wood) before I’m DONE.  We’ve posted about CT scans before and went through what a typical CT scan process is like.…

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Cancer, Comics, And Having The Guts To Talk About It

I have 2 personal rules when I make my comics: If it isn’t therapeutic for me, it won’t be therapeutic for anyone else. Every comic should make me squirm before I publish it. Do you want to see people’s faces change from a smile to utter horror in a…

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Joining Our Mailing List Is Easier Than Ever! We are stronger when we stand together! #YoungAdultCancer

Joining the Lacuna Loft mailing list ensures that you get our great, daily content delivered straight to your inbox once a week! Click here to get weekly articles on survivorship, caregiving, DIY, cooking, and more! Subscribe to our newsletter!  We are…
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