Let Me Introduce Myself

These are some of the blog entries that I’ve written over the years that have to do most specifically with my experience with doctors,  my having had Proton Therapy in 2008, hospitals, as well as my upcoming preparation for Walking Miles 4 Brain Matters and being on that walk.  If you’re interested in reading more about my experiences as a patient, or the rest of my “regular life”,  you can go to www.myedgewalkerblog.com

Onward to where? Always to the spot of brightness

I’m about to embark on my 5th Annual fundraiser for brain cancer research through my non-profit Brain Matters. It doesn’t seem like 5 years since I left my house to start walking 250 miles to Mass General Hospital, but it is…and if I think about all that has actually happened since then, it has in . . . →Read More: Onward to where? Always to the spot of brightness

Got To Recognize The Positives!

“Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.” John Wooden

Do you spend time thinking if only this or that would have happened? Do you think about all the advantages that everyone else has and that you don’t? Do you see a failure as the end of . . . →Read More: Got To Recognize The Positives!

Damn Glad To Be Here…Yin-Cloudy, Yang-Bright

I’ve thought about the quote “I’m Damn Glad to Be Here” many times in my life for different reasons. I’m sure there are those of you who totally get what I’m talking about. There’s the reason to feel glad because you’ve escaped the bad or realize how much worse things could be…the understanding of . . . →Read More: Damn Glad To Be Here…Yin-Cloudy, Yang-Bright

It’s that time of year. It’s National Brain Tumor Awareness Day!

I haven’t blogged in a while. I’ve been busy creating a Transformational Coaching business; please check that out if you have the opportunity, lifecoaching-matters.com. Life Coaching Matters is for all those who are going or have recently gone through some kind of major life transition…most of us know what that’s about. My becoming an accredited . . . →Read More: It’s that time of year. It’s National Brain Tumor Awareness Day!

Happy Year!!!

It’s been quite a while since I’ve blogged, but I have been quite busy writing, researching and becoming a certified Life Coach. In just a couple of weeks I will launch Life Coaching Matters, which is about re-empowering those who have survived.

That feeling of being filled with power means a great deal to most . . . →Read More: Happy Year!!!

DovetailNYC Flies

It’s the day after Brain Matters most recent fundraiser, the day of Cinco de Mayo. Today is my daughter Rachel’s 17th birthday; to those of you who follow my personal Facebook page you may have already seen that posting. She’s driving today, seems like only a few years ago, she was driving a different kind . . . →Read More: DovetailNYC Flies

Life and the pursuit of happiness…what I want to do when I grow up

Are you a cancer survivor? If you are, then you’ll get what I mean.

Public health experts seem to point out that overall rates of death from cancer haven’t budged, and that some cancers are of course a lot more survivable than others. Granted brain cancer isn’t one of those more survivable kinds of cancers, . . . →Read More: Life and the pursuit of happiness…what I want to do when I grow up

Goodbye Chloe, you were there in the best of times…and the worst of times, if only our pets could live longer

Miss Chlo, how I will miss you, how we will all miss you. You lived a long life in dog years. This March 25th would have been your 15th birthday. Up until only a few months ago when your walking was off and your eating was off (a definite sign something was wrong), we . . . →Read More: Goodbye Chloe, you were there in the best of times…and the worst of times, if only our pets could live longer

That 1st Anniversary Fundraising Thank you, plus video

Oh what a year to fundraise? Every year for brain tumor awareness and the need for more research for the cause is a year to raise funds, but this year besides the other usual necessary needy causes out there in the world, the bar was also raised by the 2012 Election. It’s always fun to . . . →Read More: That 1st Anniversary Fundraising Thank you, plus video

Loss is relative

“The participant’s perspectives are clouded while the bystander’s views are clear.” -Chinese Proverb

Loss is familiar, loss is current, recently near where I live due to Storm Sandy people lost their power, people lost their trees, people lost their furniture, people lost their pictures, their blankets, their memorabilia. Kids lost their toys, their bicycles. Many . . . →Read More: Loss is relative