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Books by Heather Erickson

Grieving during the Holidays

While the holidays are meant to be a time of joy and family gatherings, when you are faced with cancer, there is a real mixture of emotions that come at this time of year. That’s because whether you or a Read more…


Stage IV lung Cancer

Stage IV Lung Cancer: How it changed meI remember the year my husband was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. It was 2012. Dan and I were still newlyweds, enjoying a new life together. He’d adopted my 3 daughters 9 Read more…


lung cancer awareness

What is your favorite aspect of being a writer?November is lung cancer awareness month. So, it’s fitting that this month, Alex J. Cavanaugh’s Insecure Writer’s Support Group has asked the question, “What is your favorite aspect of being a writer?”I write Read more…


Survival Rates

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month here are some statistics about survival rates from cancer.org.Survival rates for non-small cell lung cancer, by stageThe numbers below are calculated from the National Cancer Institute’s SEER database, based on people who were diagnosed Read more…


Ask For Help

My Daughter Doesn’t like to Ask for HelpI have a daughter who is inquisitive and smart. It’s fun to see her creativity as she solves problems. But, that sometimes causes her more problems than she started out with, things she Read more…


Making Memories

Making memories as a familyEvery family makes memories, either intentionally or unintentionally as they move though life together. When someone in the family is diagnosed with cancer, it’s especially important to become intentional in this memory making process.Your life as Read more…

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