"I had just been diagnosed with third stage uterine cancer. A diagnostic D&C was behind me; a total abdominal hysterectomy with 6 rounds of chemotherapy loomed.
I was vaguely familiar with guided imagery. My need was for support. It was the summer of 2002 and I had just been diagnosed with third stage uterine cancer. A diagnostic D&C was behind me; a total abdominal hysterectomy with 6 rounds of chemotherapy loomed. I went to a support group for women with 'female cancers.' It was populated with humorless, negative, terrified women and I couldn't get out fast enough. As I exited I passed a shelf of free tools one of them being your cassette for Chemotherapy. I had nothing to lose and grabbed the last copy. I had no idea how important that cassette would become in my journey to health. I played it daily. It was with me in the hospital as the chemotherapy drugs slowly dripped into my veins. When I came to the end of the journey and began the 'wait and see game', I tucked it away. Several years later I gave it to a friend who was battling breast cancer. When people ask how I 'beat' cancer, I list a number of things like acupuncture, herbs, chiropractic, the love of friends and organic food. But I always end with the words: get the chemotherapy CD at Health Journeys because you'll have the voice of an angel with you. Thank you, Belleruth.—Regina Leeds, Zen Organizer, Los Angeles, CA. . . read more: