Raising Your odds
A Motivational Memoir of Life Events following a Terminal Cancer Prognosis 25 Years Later
By CM Thompson
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Please email me with comments for my guest book, Thank-You
I would like to dedicate this book to
those who gave me strength to go on when I otherwise would have quit,
my loving children and the generations to follow, may you all find your
own inspiration as enriching as
To support improvements in cancer research and care please go to the BC Cancer Foundation and make a donation today www.bccancerfoundation.com.
I would like to thank my husband of the last twenty-five years, for standing by me through thick and thin for following where I lead and leading me where I would wish to follow, my best friend, my companion, you encouraged me with your supportive ways, I look forward to the next twenty-five years and beyond.
|1) My Perception||2) Cancer, Personality, Stress, genetics?||3) Who I was at 16||4) Stresses in my life|
|5) Symptoms||6) Diagnosis||7) Traditional Treatment?||8)Dedicated Doctors|
|9)Support, Advice, & The Search for the right? ???||10) The grape fast||11) The wedding||12) Laetrile|
|13) A brief intro to TCM and then off to Hawaii||14) Iridology and reflexology||15) Our direction changes, back to mainstream doctors &Trying to go home||16) The decision to stay or go|
|17) Road to recovery||18) The guinea pig program||19 An education in experimental drugs||20) Ever watchful and learning|
|21) The ups and downs, or my perception there of||22) Unconscious Visualisation||23) Always at choice||Conclusion|
Stress Reduction Techniques
Whether you are going through a healing process or not, here are a few of the techniques that I have worked with in my counselling practice. They are well worth practising and I highly recommend them.
|1) Deep Breathing||2) How to access your parasympathetic nervous system|
|3) Progressive Muscle Relaxation||4) Meditation|
|5)Tips on Visualisation||6) Imagery to help reduce pain|