As I sit here looking out the window at the snow that is beginning to fall, I am transported back to January 2011 when I was 28 and my 35 year old husband was diagnosed with leukemia. I was thrown into a snow storm I was definitely not prepared for nor did I think I’d […]
Rachel Engstrom M.S.W, C.H.E.S, (1982) moved to the Twin Cities from Michigan in 2000 for undergrad and has been there ever since. She has her masters in Social Work and is a Certified Health Education Specialist. Rachel wrote her “Wife, Widow, Now What? How I Navigated the Cancer World and You Can, Too,” book is based on her own personal experience as a cancer wife then widow that is an invaluable resource to anyone going through the cancer process/journey whether patient, caregiver, or supporter. Rachel wrote this book to help others along the way with a fresh, witty and authentic narrative, and dreams of a world without cancer. Until then she’d love to help you feel less alone on your path.