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By Catherine Guthrie on August 14, 2013
While undergoing active treatment for breast cancer, I did yoga like a drug. For me, yoga worked better than the anti-anxiety prescription I got from my doctor, better than the marijuana-laced olive oil I got from a generous neighbor. Yoga is not what you think. Forget power flow. Forget sweating and bending and balancing and […]
By Catherine Guthrie on May 28, 2013
Why does no one talk about going flat? I watched the Angelina Jolie breast cancer coverage the same way I watch scary movies — with my eyes covered. As I peeked at the news through fanned fingers, I was pleasantly surprised at how everyone handled themselves. (I’ll save my thoughts on the portrayal of “celebrity […]
By Catherine Guthrie on May 8, 2013
Hormone blockers and you. Last month, researchers at the University of Michigan seemed genuinely surprised when they discovered that 1 in 4 women given hormone-blocking drugs as a continuation of breast cancer treatment either stopped taking the drugs or never started. But, if you’ve ever taken these drugs, this news comes as no surprise. Living […]