Blog Archive

March 2, 2022

My Psycho-oncology Wake-up Call

Rene and I enjoyed getting away in early February on our first trip in two-and-a-half years flying on an airplane, this time to Phoenix (Glendale) for […]
February 1, 2022

Show Me the Love

My immediate family didn’t start giving each other hugs or saying “I love you” until I was an adult, not long before both my parents passed […]
January 3, 2022

Good Riddance, 2021

New year, new you. Time to start fresh. The dawn of a new day. Oh, you annoying clichés. I realize you can’t help it—it’s early January […]
December 7, 2021

Supply Chain Chaos, Holiday Bests and More COPE Impact

Thank you, Diane! Your blog brings insight and perspective! -Jane Kotsiopulos, Survivor Now that we are in full-on holiday 2021 mode, a few weeks ago it […]
October 31, 2021

What Breast Cancer Does to Us

“I found myself underlining in several places and calling a friend to read lines from Diane’s October 2021 blog to him because I found them so […]
October 4, 2021

My Perfect Imperfections

From the time I entered Kindergarten at Cotesfield, Nebraska School Dist. #14 until I became a teenager, I obsessed and depressed over my vanity. Hair. I […]
August 31, 2021

20 Years: Reflections and Healing

I was going to open this post with a statistic about how many attacks have occurred on American soil. But I realized the term “attacks” can […]
July 27, 2021

Psycho-oncology: A Future Therapist’s Perspective

One of my greatest joys is when a young professional reaches out to let me know they have decided to study what is called psycho-oncology—an interdisciplinary […]
June 30, 2021

Did That Really Happen? Mid-life Interpretations & Confessions

My favorite part of summer is early morning. From 5 to 6:30 a.m., before that fireball in the sky begins its daily scorching as it clears […]