In addition to countless friends and loved ones who stood by me and helped me in so many ways,  there were so many amazing new people and places who I found through this journey!  These are just a few of my favorites: 

 

LOCAL (BALTIMORE) CANCER SUPPORT FAVORITES: 

HopeWell Cancer Support  :  Free yoga, meditation, qi gong and more for cancer patients, survivors and caretakers.  

The Ulman Fund for Young Adults :  Provide nurse navigators who are so helpful!  Thanks Sharon! 

Wigs & Hair Solutions : They made a "hairlo" out of my real hair!  Amazing!  Thanks Bonnie!  

Catastrophic Health Planners : Lou is not only incredibly inspiring, as a survivor himself, but his non-profit helps anyone hit with terrible health news navigate everything from resources, to financials to legal documents.  

 

ADDITIONAL LOCAL RESOURCES I UTILIZED DURING TREATMENT:  

Natural Vibrant Health : Kendall is fantastic and guided my diet and nutrition. 

Greenspring Colon Hydrotherapy  :  Essential during chemo.  Thanks Andrea! 

Plant Bar /  Zia's : Daniela Troia's fantastic Raw, Vegan foods and fantastic fresh juices.   

Satori Wellness Center:  Balancing and supportive acupuncture.  Thanks Kathy! 

Mary Spinoso : Incredible massage therapist and wellness coach

 

NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS: 

First Descents : Non-profit organization that takes adult cancer survivors on week long outdoor adventures.  I went surfing in Santa Cruz!  Amazing organization!

Cleaning for a Reason :  They work with local cleaning services to arrange free house cleaning during treatment.  I totally lucked out and got matched with the amazing people from Cornerstone Cleaning.  Thanks Beth!  

Hats, Scarves and More : Best hats I found.  And so sweet!  They sent me a personal note and wrapped everything in ribbon!  

Imerman Angels One-on-One Cancer Support : Provide free, personalized connections that enable one-on-one support among cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers.

Stupid Cancer : young adult focused charity dedicated to making cancer suck less, also host of CancerCon! 

 

INSPIRATION for HEALING MIND, BODY &  SPIRIT:

Radical Remission,  Dr. Kelly Turner  :  Watch this interview for the "cliff notes" 

Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips,  Kris Carr :  My guide map

You Can Heal Your Life, Louise Hay  :  A classic 

A Course In Miracles, Foundation for Inner Peace : A game changer