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A Prompt Response
[5 Aug 2015 | No Comment | 301 views]

Mary is a survivor of three cancer operations and chemotherapy. She and and her husband had booked a trip to South Africa for next winter, but were considering backing out before it was too late.  The trip would be expensive, strenuous and scary, especially in light of mandated six month CT scans and a problematic mammogram.
Then Mary received the Home Prompt for our next meeting. It asked members to read an excerpt from Judy Rohm’s poem, “A Lesson”,  then comment on it.

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Changing Priorities, Choosing Happiness, Class Reports, Lessons Learned, Personal Experience

Different Cover, Same Book
[16 Oct 2012 | No Comment | 1,386 views]

They recently closed the doors of the Cancer Support Community-Delmarva in Salisbury, MD. because of lack of funding. Six members of our Writing For Wellness group wanted to continue meeting and continue to heal. We also decided to open up membership, no longer limiting our membership to Cancer survivors and caregivers. Anyone who wants to heal through writing will be welcome. Time will tell whether we succeed without sponsorship.
In our local library’s winter catalog of events there will be a [ … ]

Changing Priorities, Class in Session, Class Reports

A Value Judgment
[19 Dec 2010 | No Comment | 1,194 views]

    How much is an extra 4 months of  life worth to you? Do you think it’s worth $93,000? A new treatment for Prostate Cancer costs that much. 
    That question is a Home Prompt our group is wrestling with between meetings. Each member is to assume they are advisors to a recently elected Congressman. He will be voting on a bill to allow Medicare to pay for such treatments. How should he vote? 
    Letters to the editor of The Washington [ … ]

Changing Priorities, Class Reports