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Health & Wellness Section :: Page 26
“This will be a love letter to the village,” said Marilyn Van Eaton, her eyes filled with tears. The recent interview had to be stopped several times while she composed herself, describing the “long row to hoe” that has defined her life for so many years.
Their voices floated in with soothing softness and a power to calm the rumbles of anxiety. Sylvia sang as close as a mother to her baby, while Mary cooed her part and Theresa led the choral rounds from an arm’s length away.
There’s a secret club in Yellow Springs that’s been meeting for 10 years. Walking and chatting all over town, club members are almost indistinguishable from the rest of the villagers.
In her 28-year journey as a person with cancer, Esther Damaser has learned many things. Like many cancer survivors, she learned to not sweat the small stuff, and to spend time doing what she loves, rather than what she feels obligated to do.
The road to wellness of mind, body and spirit should start at home, one that Wright State Family Health Center practitioners have begun to call a “medical home.” Forget trying to treat the belly ache separate from the cough and the anxiety…