Author Archives: Diane Fiore

The Final Disappearing Act

The story goes that Merlin’s tail saved him.  He was born in South Carolina, and just before his move to the Northeast, he lived in a cage in a barn with a bazillion other unwanted dogs.  A dog rescue worker … Continue reading

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When a stranger says “I Love You”

I was leaving a patients house a few months ago (I’m an Occupational Therapist working in Home Care) and yelled to the patient’s husband:  “Bye, husband”.  I couldn’t remember his name.  He yelled: “Bye, I love you!”  I was a … Continue reading

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Walk Towards the Sun

I took a public health course in college several years ago.  I don’t remember much about the specific lessons, but one concept still invades my mind as a citizen and community member.   We were discussing drinking and driving and the … Continue reading

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Fruit Fly Living

Before I write some thoughts about today, I want to announce the winners of the book “Live Like a Fruit Fly”. Ferne and Donna! I will be in touch with you ladies and will arrange to get the books to … Continue reading

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Remission

I’ve spent the last 19 months wondering if I was going to live or die from Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.   The truth is, there’s never been a better time to have this diagnosis as the treatments just keep getting better and better. … Continue reading

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OMEGA Magic

Last year, while going through treatment for Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, I read a book called “Radical Remission”, written by Kelly Turner, PhD.  I heard about it on one of my Lymphoma Facebook Groups.  It promised to be a good read and … Continue reading

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Kicking it up!

I got a call on the Saturday of Labor Day weekend from a nurse at my mother’s facility telling me that she fell, but seemed OK except for a few skin tears.  The next day, the phone rang again with … Continue reading

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