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Cutting the Cords of Toxic Relationships

2 months ago

[Photo: “Release” by Sophia] When Facebook gave me the opportunity to post my favorite reflections from 2016, I hit delete. 2016 is one year I would prefer not to revisit. Like many women, I found myself triggered by the avalanche of…

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Confessions of a Cancer Caregiver

2 months ago

[Photo: Amanda and her late husband on their wedding day] I was 28 years old when my fiancé was diagnosed with colon cancer. We headed into the emergency room just two months before our wedding, he was having pain I…

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When the Rabbi’s Wife is Diagnosed With Cancer

2 months ago

One year ago this past September, I stood before my congregation at Beth El in Durham, NC and tried to teach. But my heart was with my wife Jennifer at home. I cannot speak for Jennifer – ever 🙂 but…

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Don’t Sweat It: Living With Hyperhidrosis

3 months ago

You’ve worked up a good sweat after a workout or a hike on a hot summer day. In most cases, sweat is a completely normal bodily function designed to cool a person down after physical exertion. But have you ever…