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Country Music’s Wade Hayes Talks Surviving Colon Cancer and Looking toward Tomorrow

Wade Hayes got his start in country music at age 14, play­ing lead guitar in his father’s band. Entertaining rowdy regulars at local honky-tonks four nights a week fueled his desire for country music stardom, and at 22, Wade packed up his guitar and set out to make a name for himself in Nashville.

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"I’m into positivity. I want to inspire and lift people up."

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RX for a Good Night’s Sleep

Imagine waking from a restful night of sleep feeling refreshed, reju- venated, and ready to start the day. If you’ve spent countless restless nights tossing and turning, this may seem like an unattainable luxury. But it doesn’t have to be.

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Forgiveness Is within Your Reach

Sometimes we don’t know how to get past the hurt and grasp the freedom of forgiveness. Whether you need to forgive yourself or someone else, here are some things you can do to set yourself on the path to forgiveness.

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Ready to Get Back to Work?

First of all, you need to know that you are a conqueror. Seriously! The fact that you are even tinkering with the idea of going back to work during or after cancer is a success. Consequently, you may be excited to get back to work. Or you may find the prospect of re-entering the workforce unnerving. No matter what end of the spectrum you’re on, going back to work during or after cancer brings up many questions.

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When Cancer Pain and Chronic Pain Coexist

If you find yourself in a situation where you are dealing with cancer pain in addition to chronic pain, here are some things you should know.

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The Grief and Mourning of Cancer

I was riding my bike through the gorgeous mountains outside Aspen, CO. The day was bright and beautiful. The furthest thing from my mind was my recent biopsy, or anything else related to cancer, for that matter – but that was about to change. Just as I was rounding a slight bend on the bike trail, my phone rang. The woman on the other line didn’t mince her words: “I’m sorry to have to tell you this on the telephone, but your biopsy results came back. You have prostate cancer.”

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Go to Your Happy Place

by Ginger Johnson

Some people say that the cancer experience is like drinking from a fire hose – overwhelming. I tend to disagree. Adversity has the ability to make us better if we choose not to let it make us bitter.

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