The Cancer Blog

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✨ My 'Why' ✨

Uncategorized Jan 31, 2021

This week I shared on my IG stories a little bit more about my 'why' for creating the Mind.Body.Bond. program. If you are not following me on Instagram, I encourage you to do so (@erindawnbond). While you get to see cute pictures of my children, you also receive additional information on the program and cancer in general.

I thought I would share a bit more about my 'why' here on the blog. I really feel there are 2-sides to my story. The first is my career path. I was blessed to wake up one day as a senior in high school and *just know* I wanted to be a nurse. I remember the moment vividly. I walked into the kitchen of the home I grew up in. My mom was doing 'mom things' and I declared, "I think I want to be a nurse." She stopped, looked at me, and said, "I think you would make a great nurse." And that was that.

Having this new proclaimed desire made looking at colleges far easier. I decided on Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin. Go Eagles! My big brother was already playing...

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The Healing System 🧘🏻‍♀️

Uncategorized Jan 24, 2021

I believe that just like each of us has a musculoskeletal system, an immune system and a cardiac system, we also have a healing system within us. This may seem like a new concept to you. I know it was for me as I developed it. It's also a concept, as far as medicine is concerned, that is difficult to 'measure.' Usually when things are not measurable, they are not studied. The Wellness Industry pushes the concept of Mind-Body connection. But what does that even mean? And when was the last time your medical provider asked you how your soul or spirit is feeling with the current global pandemic or your own health journey?

The goal for each individual (whether you have cancer, another disease process or are healthy) is to keep the internal foundation healthy, synchronous, and at peace, all while navigating the external influences that affect our daily lives. When someone gets told he/she has cancer, strengthening the internal foundations is of the utmost importance. But learning how...

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What is Mind.Body.Bond.?

Uncategorized Jan 17, 2021

Welcome to the blog! My goal is to provide you with some useful information each week that coincides with the Mind.Body.Bond. program, podcast (coming soon!), or life events as they occur. I know there are so many options for you to scroll through, listen to, and/or read. I'm glad you are here!

For my first blog post, I wanted to simply share with you what the Mind.Body.Bond. program entails and my vision for the program, here on day one and into the future. The Mind.Body.Bond. program is a 6-mo program that helps support those impacted by cancer. 

I am intentionally a little vague here. My immediate goal is to help a cancer patient during the diagnosis/treatment journey. However, I know there is so much support needed for caregivers as well. Ultimately it is my goal to host a 6-month caregiver program as well. I may also consider a 'post-treatment' program in the future if patients find this helpful.

The Mind.Body.Bond. program allows me to coach or guide someone through...

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