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So far Sheri Prentiss has created 21 blog entries.

Letting Go

By |November 9th, 2017|

After my diagnosis, I was faced with the harsh reality that I had spent the first half of my life merely existing. Since my diagnosis, I have decided letting to was my best chance to LIVE! And for me that means to:

Love myself and others

Inspire those around me

Voice my dreams and ambitions

Enjoy life!

I L.I.V.E every […]

RX for Optimism

By |November 2nd, 2017|

I’d like to share with you a story about a woman.

Her name is Yvonne Springs.

Born in Sharon, MS, great grandchild of slaves, married at 15, and had her first child at 16. She was a high school drop-out because family came first.

She endured repeated domestic violence, but for fear of the lives of her children […]

Faith Engine Check

By |October 26th, 2017|

I perceive faith as a positive notion, akin to trust in God.

Active faith, then, would aim to remove negative thoughts about my illness, which could easily dominate me, and replace them with trust in God using a positive attitude. I chose this approach intentionally and followed it with the same discipline I had used in […]

The Reinvention of Me Part 3

By |October 19th, 2017|

My life-long dream of being a practicing physician was stripped from me in an instant, but stepping up to the plate, even when I was afraid of striking out, has taught me how to “step out and find out!” I L.I.V.E  every day and as a result I will leave behind a legacy that will […]

The Reinvention of Me Part 2

By |October 13th, 2017|

For years, I was seen as the invincible physician. Now as a “patient-physician” I’m a stronger advocate for better health awareness and the need for a cure. My diagnoses and treatment have taken away one of my greatest fulfillments in life which was the hands-on care of my patients. But after careful re-consideration of what […]

The Reinvention of Me Part 1

By |October 5th, 2017|

Surviving breast cancer is a difficult, life-changing event – for anyone.

Personally, I underwent a partial mastectomy, a lymph node dissection, 15 rounds of chemotherapy and 33 treatments of radiation. I now have clinically disabling lymphedema (persistent swelling) of my right arm and hand and can no longer perform hands-on treatment of my patients.

But the most […]

One Girl’s Mom: A Bittersweet Experience of Domestic Violence

By |October 5th, 2016|

In recognition of October also being the month for awareness of Domestic Violence, I’m sharing my god-daughter’s personal tale in hopes that other young women will be inspired to walk away! http://onegirlsmom@wordpress.com

Dr. Sheri delivers commencement speech at the 2015 Weinberg College Convocation

By |June 24th, 2015|

Dr. Sheri brought tears, laughter, inspiration and motivation to the eyes, hearts and minds of the thousands of people who attended the convocation. This internationally diverse audience included people of all ages, ethnicity, and nationality who traveled from nearly every continent to celebrate the graduation of nearly 1000 graduates from the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences of Northwestern University. […]

New Nation Anointed Ministries Women’s Day Worship Service and Conference Hour

By |June 15th, 2015|

Dr. Sheri brought forth the Word of God as she shared her powerful testimony of her deliverance through multiple life threatening circumstances. The service was followed with food, fellowship and a book signing event.

Chicago Tribune Printers Row 31st annual Lit Fest

By |June 15th, 2015|

Dr. Sheri was a featured presenter and author at the 31st annual Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest, that took place on Saturday, June 6 and Sunday, June 7. The Lit Fest is a two-day literary extravaganza featuring more than 300 participants, 175 literary programs, and 150 booksellers. She followed her phenomenal keynote with a signing her newly […]

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