Guest Blogger

Cheryl Greene

Cheryl Greene

Cheryl Greene (known to many as MsGreene) left her executive position in the employment industry to Co-found the first physician web site (per the AMA) in 1995. DrGreene.com has had over 83 million unique visitors seeking information about kids' health. Cheryl has been the Executive Producer since it's inception.

 

Cheryl used her talents in web creation as the Producer of the Princeton Class of 1981 web site. She was rewarded for her volunteer efforts by being officially named an honorary member of the Princeton Class of '81.

 

Her past accomplishments include Director of the 1990 pioneering virtual reality extravaganza, Cyberthon, referred to many as the one and only Nerdstock.

 

She was also one of the Co-founders of the Society for Participatory Medicine and served as the Volunteer Coordinator for SPM from 2008 to 2013.

Cheryl is a mother, a breast cancer survivor and a foodie. Cheryl is active in social media and can be found on Facebook and Twitter as MsGreene.

Website:

DrGreene.com

Blog Posts by Cheryl Greene

  • Bucket List

    Bucket List

    The Greene family performed together in John Muir’s Mt. Days. Back row, Cheryl Greene. Middle row, from left, Alan, Claire, Garrett,and Kevin Greene. Front row, Austin Greene My father had two things on his bucket list. —  he wanted to own a Cadillac and to go to Hawaii. In his early 70s he proudly bought […]

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    Life after Breast Cancer

    Although it was just a couple of weeks ago when my doctor looked me in the eye and called me cured of the breast cancer that had almost ended my life, I’ve actually considered myself free from cancer for quite some time. When I was diagnosed, Alan and I took a serious look at our […]

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  • cheryl and claire

    Enduring the Journey, Finding the Cure

    I started off with one of the strongest Western medicine available, and at the end of my treatment, I was in a very vulnerable position. The cancer was gone, but the first year after treatment has the highest risk of recurrence. And cancer that comes back during this time usually spreads very quickly and is […]

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  • Balding

    Getting Treatment: How I Became an e-Patient

    When I started treatment, my goal was to make sure the medical staff thought of me as the perfect patient. I was going to do exactly what they said to do and follow all the rules – and I was going to be happy about it.

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  • Cheryl nursing Austin the night before her diagnosis. 
 Her cancer was in her right breast

    Getting the Diagnosis: All You Hear is “Cancer”

    I tried for 15 years to get pregnant, and when I was told that we should prepare to welcome a baby boy, I was determined to do everything right. I was prepared for the challenges of breastfeeding, but it turns out that my son and I were the perfect nursing pair. He did a great […]

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  • Taken on Cheryl 50th birthday -- 
 a day she was told she'd never see.

    My Breast Cancer Story: Let’s Start at the End

    On September 8, 2009 I went to my doctor for my annual physical. I’m very diligent about getting my regular checkup because I have a history… On March 22, 1996 I was diagnosed with stage three inflammatory breast cancer and given months to live. This doctor, my gynecologist, has been with me the entire time […]

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  • Take Advantage of Resources

    Take Advantage of Resources

    Tip #7: If you know what you want to cook, it’s really easy to find great recipes online by doing a simple search. But what if you don’t know? Besides a “fallback menu” I have a series of resources that I fallback on to get new ideas or just to remind me about recipes I’ve […]

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  • Eat Together

    Eat Together

    Tip #6: As families become busier and busier with kids rushing from school to sporting practices, to music lessons, to drama rehearsals and as parents stay later-and-later at work, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to share family meals. We are just as guilty of this as anyone, but we do make a huge effort to share […]

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  • Build Food Traditions Around Special Days

    Build Food Traditions Around Special Days

    Tip #4: Around our house, birthdays and holidays are really a big deal. For those days, we go all out on the food. We have created menus that we use year after year for special days.

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  • Keep Your Pantry Stocked

    Keep Your Pantry Stocked

    Tip #2 I have a list of staple items that I try to always keep on hand. From these items I have a few “fallback meals”. I know my family enjoys them, they’re quick and easy to make, and they’re nutritious. I use my “fallback meal” for those days when life just gets out of […]

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