Posts Tagged ‘cyberchondria’

Cyberchondriac Girls #2: This Time, MRIs and Feminine Hygiene. Be Afraid. (Guest Blog by Elizabeth)

No intro. Just jump right in to the warped and hilarious world of one of my awesome Cyberchondriac Girls, Elizabeth: Hi girls! I believe I may have reached a new low tonight. Or high, depending on your perspective. I had to get an MRI on my aching, arthritic hip, just to make sure it’s not some...
February 11th, 2009 | Heidi Adams | Read More

USA Today article features several Planeteers!

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Check it out, guys! Liz Szabo of USA Today interviewed several of our members for the following story: “Cancer Can Bring Out Just the Wrong Words.” There’s even a photo of our lovely Carrie! w00t! Carrie Morse, left, and restaurant owner Reem Azoury share a few laughs at Figs Fine...
February 11th, 2009 | Heidi Adams | Read More

My Mammogram: A Photo Entry (And Twitter Feed)

So I had my annual booby-squashing this morning, and since I have recently become a Twitter addict (follow me @heidisa) I thought it would be funny to “live tweet” it, which basically means posting a running commentary to Twitter on the action. (It’s nothing compared to the Austin woman...
January 23rd, 2009 | Heidi Adams | Read More

Check out my video interview with ACS’s David Neff about My Planet!

David Neff is the interactive guy for the High Plains region of the American Cancer Society, based out of the corporate office here in Austin. Besides working hard to introduce social media to the ACS, he is an awesome and tireless supporter of all things non-profit. I met him when we were both on a...
December 17th, 2008 | Heidi Adams | Read More

Radioactive, Rock & Roll, Radass Leela

CHECK OUT this video from our lovely Leela, showing exactly what it’s like to….well, be a radioactive thyroid cancer patient. Geiger counter and all. Is she a total rock star or what?! Original post: Radioactive, Rock & Roll, Radass Leela
December 3rd, 2008 | Heidi Adams | Read More

I’M FURIOUS. Please read and lend your support to this soldier with leukemia!

I just finished reading the most offensive news article I have ever seen, courtesy of the San Antonio Express News. For those of you who don’t know, San Antonio, Texas, is home to Lackland Air Force Base, an enormous military installation where they train many new recruits. According to the article,...
November 24th, 2008 | Heidi Adams | Read More