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Newly Diagnosed with Colon Cancer?

By Stacy Hurt / March 28, 2021

Lisa Richardson, MD, MPH, Director at the CDC commented “This is a great post for people who just found out they have colorectal Cancer. Thanks […]

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Colorectal Cancer Survival Strategies

By Stacy Hurt / March 28, 2021

Read my guest blog for Colon Cancer Prevention Project on my top 5 survival strategies, not only for colorectal cancer but for any chronic illness. […]

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“What brings you in today?”

By Stacy Hurt / February 9, 2021

A Special Needs Caregiver’s Experience Whoever is teaching the med students to ask this, stop.  Just stop.  Wait, no.  Don’t stop.  It’s a great question.  […]

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Define Fine

By Stacy Hurt / March 15, 2018

It’s easy, right? Fine. It’s a word I’ve come to mostly despise.  As in me posting my 30th chemotherapy session on Facebook, and a friend […]

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Website 2.0 – Why It’s So Important to Me

By Stacy Hurt / January 27, 2018

The Road Well Traveled Self-Awareness is an underestimated skill.  I know what I’m not, but the journey to figure out what I am has been […]

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Social Media 101: From a Techno Dinosaur

By Stacy Hurt / March 16, 2017

Accepting Change…It’s Kind of My Mantra I’ve been out of the actual working world for 2 1/2 years in my bubble of fighting Stage IV […]

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Fear Not the Girl With Cancer

By Stacy Hurt / February 2, 2017

The following conversation has taken place about me: “Did you hear about Stacy Hurt? You know, the one with the special needs child.  She has Stage IV colorectal […]

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For What It’s (Self) Worth…

By Stacy Hurt / October 18, 2016

Before I fell ill, I had a pretty large career.  As you may know, I have two Master’s degrees and was fortunate enough to have a great […]

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Listening to Your Higher Voice

By Stacy Hurt / September 26, 2016

Hi everyone & thanks for reading!  As you all probably know by now, I am a “God” person.  It’s my belief.  I would never want […]

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WARNING: Stacy is Out of Control!

By Stacy Hurt / September 8, 2016

Anyone who knows me will say beyond a shadow of a doubt, I am a control freak.  When I am working with a contractor on […]

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Preparing an Exit Strategy…From Cancer!

By Stacy Hurt / August 12, 2016

Author’s Note:  So many people thought this was about death, that I had to insert “from cancer” so everyone didn’t think I was exiting life.  […]

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Reiki – Real or Fakey?

By Stacy Hurt / May 31, 2016

Image Credit: Eva Lin Photography I am humbly honored to be getting more and more questions about exactly what I did to “THINK EXTINCT” and beat down […]

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Colon Cancer Awareness Month

A Magical March for Colon Cancer Awareness Month!

By Stacy Hurt / April 20, 2016

Since I can’t steal “March Madness,” I thought I’d go with this!  Plus, there certainly was a lot of magic, and unlike my whole diagnosis […]

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Time to Be a Grown Up

By Stacy Hurt / November 15, 2015

I haven’t blogged in a while.  Really enjoyed my 2 off weeks.  My last 2 off weeks weren’t so swift… had radiation, numerous stressful doctors’ […]

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Thoughts on Red & Processed Meat from a Cancer Survivor

By Stacy Hurt / November 1, 2015

A lot of people have been asking my thoughts on the new World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines linking red and processed meat to an increased […]

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The Right Way to Express Empathy

By Stacy Hurt / October 27, 2015

When I was in college, I was in an abusive relationship (more on that later…).  My parents sent me for counseling, which of course I […]

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