The Action League of Insurance Agents

Posted August 29th, 2011

You may read about “heroes”, people doing extra ordinary things in extra ordinary situations. People running into burning buildings to save others. Soldiers single handedly fighting off attacks from enemy soldiers. But when you’re dealing with cancer, you’re stressed out, your health’s a mess and life is on the line, heroes that can really help […]

Idea Gal

Posted August 23rd, 2011

Donna-Lee Lista I like to think of myself as an “idea gal.” This is a concept that I stole from a very old (1982) movie, called “Night Shift” starring Michael Keaton. My husband and I have certain lines from movies that we reference all the time. His classics are, “you guys playing cards?” from Animal […]

I had an epiphany yesterday

Posted August 12th, 2011

Donna-Lee Lista I had an epiphany yesterday. We had the first (PA chapter) lung cancer summit with the National Lung Cancer Partnership (which was great, by the way). I am on the board and was asked to speak about lung cancer awareness. This was the first time I have been able to attend any event […]

Christina’s Resource Round-Up: Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Posted August 9th, 2011

Hi everyone! Welcome back to Christina’s Resource Round-Up. I apologize for the lag in my blog writing, but the summer heat has gotten the best of my creative writing juices! No worries, we’ve had a few cooler, less humid days of late, and my writer’s block seems to have resolved. In this installment, I’ll be […]

My Bike

Posted August 8th, 2011

I just can’t get rid of it. It rested in my garage for months, unused. It’s hopelessly outdated. It’s ten years old. It’s a little bit on the dirty side. It’s not comfortable on long rides. Though I’m a big guy, it’s actually a little too big for me. I’ve blown through about a half […]

Greetings from CancerLand: Plastic Surgeon Photo Shoot

Posted August 1st, 2011

Alysa Cummings is a certified poetry therapist who focuses her energies full-time in support of cancer survivors using writing as a tool for healing.