"Insight," the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's worldwide blog, just published a story about my book, All in My Head: How a Hypochondriac Beat Brain Cancer. Very … [Read more...] about All in My Head Promoted by Dana-Farber Blog
Charles Dickens’ diminutive character Tiny Tim said it long before there was a twinkling of political correctness in anyone’s eye— Merry Christmas, everyone! Oh … [Read more...] about Hectic days and a Holy Night
November 30, 2017 marked my ninth year cancer-free since my brain tumor went into remission in January of 2009. It was my first MRI since my "hero," Dr. … [Read more...] about 9 Years in the Clear!
I can’t talk. That's right—not one word. I know this is a welcome respite to those who must listen to me on a regular basis, but not talking is not my thing. I … [Read more...] about Observing a Day of Silence
Okay, here comes some serious self-horn blowing. Looks like I've become an award-winning author! Here's a letter I received today. Dear Ms. Fricker: I … [Read more...] about Jennie F. McLauthlen Award
As you may have heard, most public schools in Massachusetts chose not to celebrate, or even mention, the word “Halloween” this year. Instead they referred to … [Read more...] about Black and Orange Day—Really?