Resilience is the ability to recover your strength during major life challenges. You have lived through many challenges and are still here pursuing your passion. You are NOT a victim and you CAN help yourself. My passion is to use my knowledge to demystify breast cancer and help you learn to build resilience during treatment and other major life challenges.

Building your Resilience

Start here...  These three posts will help you understand, develop strength and practice lifelong resilience. 

Feeling Stressed at the Holidays?

How many times in the last few weeks has someone said to you “I’m totally stressed out.” ...

Living in Wonderland

There’s always something new around the corner; Just like Alice, you can only go forward. Circumstances constantly ...
Developing Resilience in the Face of Fear

Managing your Fears

Receiving a breast cancer diagnosis can be very scary.  We all read the headlines and from a young ...
Calendar for the Chronic Breast Cancer Patient

Living life three months at a time

Chemo Days; Lab Tests; Diagnostic Tests; Dentist and Cardiologist Visits of the Hypothetical Chronic Breast Cancer Patient ...
Barbara Spalding RDN Culinary Dietitian

Hi, I am

Barbara Spalding MS, RDN, Culinary Dietitian

As a dietitian and world traveler, I love bold flavors — in food and in life. 14 years ago, I fell down the rabbit hole into Breast Cancer Wonderland. Since then, I’ve learned to cook differently while savoring the pleasures of food and companionship. I’ve built a resilient new life and a bold new kitchen. Let me show you the flavors of the world.
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Breast Cancer WonderlandTM

Are you or a loved one experience Breast Cancer. Find encouragement, tips and recipes to support the journey.