First of Nine: Tensegrity Blog

Portland, Oregon's Cancer Survivorship and Bodywork Zine by Compassion Arts PDX, LLC

Some days begin with bacon

My cancer survivorship program has been self-created through the years. I haven’t always eaten so well. Understanding the relevance of diet in our ability to thrive in the long-term is … Continue reading

October 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

The 21st century cancer survivor’s breakfast: mixed vegetable sauté and fried egg

A friend recently asked me what I ate for breakfast. Sometimes a smoothie. Sometimes gluten free cereal. Oftentimes, I take time to whip up something fun and creative in the … Continue reading

October 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

A cancer survivor’s breakfast (with photos!)

Cancer survivorship truly means good eating. These days, I tend to eat less grain, less gluten, less sugar. I feed my body with good quality protein and more and more … Continue reading

September 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

Chicken wings!

I was at New Season’s the other day and snagged a pound of marinated buffalo chicken wings at the meat counter. Cranked up the over to 375 degrees and threw … Continue reading

March 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Quinoa and beets

Quinoa cooked in homemade chicken broth with steamed beets and sautéed carrot and beet greens from the backyard gardens of Portland. A splash of balsamic vinegar and dash of saffron … Continue reading

November 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Gluten free baguette French toast

Sunday morning requires slowing down to cook a proper breakfast. Taking time to cook food is encouraged for all cancer survivors! Yesterday, I picked up a gluten free baguette from … Continue reading

July 14, 2013 · 2 Comments

Eights years and bone broth update

Eight years ago, this morning, I was awoken in the darkest of nightfall. The phone rang. My father. Crying. I roused myself. It was a forty five minute drive from … Continue reading

October 25, 2012 · 6 Comments

Bone broth: a rebuttal to The Onion

I was browsing one of my favorite iPad news sources today on The Onion Tablet app. I was quite dismayed to find an article entitled Lot Of Bold Talk About … Continue reading

October 12, 2012 · 4 Comments

Self-care nosh for the kick-back massage therapist

I dig coming home in the afternoon and cooking up some grub. Not only do I get to spend time with my pups, I also save myself the cost of … Continue reading

July 21, 2011 · 5 Comments

Compassion Arts PDX, LLC

Hamid Shibata Bennett, LMT, CAMT (OBMT #301)
Advanced massage therapy and bodywork
3810 SE Belmont ST
Portland, Oregon 97214
503.975.1259

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