Jenna Morasca quotes:

  • I think cancer is a hard battle to fight alone or with another person at your side, but I will say having someone to pick you up when you fall, stand by your side through every appointment and delivery of bad news, is priceless.

  • As human beings we value the experience that comes with age. We are reminded over and over again with statements like 'older and wiser' and 'respect your elders,' promoting age as something to be cherished and respected.

  • Aleta St. James is an internationally renowned energy healer, life coach, best selling author, and more. Aleta does private sessions to release old resistance and shift out of anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, trauma, addictions, infertility, and insecurity at a cellular level.

  • When you walk through the hospital, you waiver between feeling bad for everyone else and feeling bad for yourself. It's a war of the worlds - the healthy and the sick.

  • Loving and parenting a dog as a single parent can create all sorts of new and unusual problems, but also new sources of joy.

  • There are plenty of easy things that you can do from the comfort of your own home to get you started on the path of giving back.

  • My family and high school friends were the only people who were with me every step of the way through my mothers' illness. They sat by my side year after year and consoled me. If they ever sent me a bill, I would be paying them off for the rest of my life.

  • My advice: Take a second out of the day today and be thankful for your family.

  • There are plenty of things you can do to help animals! The best advice that I can give right off the bat is not to get overwhelmed and feel bad when you read about all the issues.

  • I can't say I'm not guilty of age discrimination when it comes to animals. Like most people I've walked into a shelter more than a few times and a magnetic force has pulled me toward those fluffy little puppies in the corner cage.

  • When my mother was diagnosed with cancer, my middle school friends and myself really had no idea the impact of that diagnosis, but my family did.

  • Johnny 'Fairplay' Dalton manufactured a lie about his dear grandmother dying in order to win a challenge. This is one of the best villain moments of 'Survivor' ever! This lie was pre-planned, evil, and perfectly played out.

  • A good way to take a baby step into the world of animal rights is to make a list of small things you can do to help your issue and work your way up to the big things. Make a promise to do one thing on your list each month.

  • Sand is one of the best exfoliates out there! Take a handful of sand and rub it on your skin in small circles. When you're done, wash it off and presto... you get spa like skin, without the price tag.

  • It wasn't the first reality show, but 'Survivor' was the first big network hit, and I'm proud to have played a part in that history as the winner of season six, 'Survivor: Amazon.'

  • It is very easy to forget how much of a pain training is when you have a dog for so long, but trust me, it's not as easy and quick as we all hope.

  • Since my mother passed away, my father and I forged a bond that is so tighter than one could possibly imagine. Keep in mind, I am an only child, so I was always fiercely close with both my parents. The tragedy my father and I endured when my mother passed created a bond between us that no amount of force can break.

  • When you see how fragile and delicate life can be, all else fades into the background.

  • When I played 'Survivor', I sat back many times and marveled that no one had gotten into a real physical altercation. With all the backbiting, lies, and lack of food, a fight didn't sound far off base, considering the strained and fragile emotions.

  • When someone gets sick, it is easy to get walked all over, walk all over people, and be so beat down you agree to things you would never normally agree to.

  • Let's be honest: we all watch the show at home and play 'armchair' 'Survivor,' inserting our opinions, comments and yelling at the TV screen.

  • My mother battled cancer for 12 years before losing her fight.

  • I decided to quit 'Survivor: All-Stars' in order to be closer to my mother, who ended up passing away from breast cancer seven days after I returned home.

  • My father is undoubtedly one of the nicest, kindest, smartest, and warm-hearted people I know. He is truly a light that shines on this earth, and to know him is to love him. He is also the eternal optimist.

  • I'm not playing 'Survivor' when someone I love has cancer.

  • In the game of 'Survivor,' there is no time for regrets.

  • On my season of 'Survivor,' the tribes were split: a tribe of men versus a tribe of women. Even though the women kicked the men's butts at the first two challenges, we were a hot mess at camp.

  • The truth is many people see a marriage vow as the only way people are going to stay with someone who is sick.

  • Name one experienced coach anywhere in the world that would hand over their playbook to the other team. Unless it's a fake playbook, it just doesn't happen.

  • You don't treat cancer - you fight it.

  • I realized not long ago that by the time I leave this Earth, no matter when it is I will have officially only spent approximately 14 years of my life where I did not have to deal with cancer.

  • You forge different bonds with friends than with family, tell different secrets.

  • Survivor' is a game that's designed to be played with strangers, people with varied backgrounds from all parts of the country. The greatest part is that you can go into the game as anyone you want, hold any job you desire, and portray any personality you can think of.

  • When you check out at PetSmart, the cashier usually asks you if you want to donate money to PetSmart charities to help save the animals. Usually, we're so busy we don't even pay attention.

  • There are so many secrets in our world.

  • I wish I could never spend another second talking about cancer and all it does to everyone it surrounds, but unfortunately, that cannot be because of my life.

  • As caretakers, we feel drained when caring for another, and in order to take care of someone else, we need to take care of ourselves at the same time.

  • I hate being wrong, and I hate when people give up.

  • I come from a family of Catholic Italians, and that will always be in my blood.

  • I so love the bad-boy look.

  • Cancer doesn't care if you have suffered before.

  • Let's get one thing straight - there is a big difference between a quitter and someone who gives up. Unfortunately, I have the right to make this claim because I fit into the category of 'quitter.'

  • Being a caretaker is, and never will be, an easy job; in fact, it is that hardest job in the world and many times a thankless job. You have to be the pillar of strength even when you feel like you are crumbling to pieces inside.

  • Twine from trees and plants can make good floss!

  • For some reason for me, and a lot of people, it's so hard to accept help even when it's from your closest friends.

  • Sometimes it feels so good just to be bad!

  • Very few people around the world know that cancer kills more people than HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis combined - until we get everyone to realize that, it will be tough to get them to act.

  • Gossiping and squawking for no reason is really pointless.

  • Why do waiting rooms have to be so ominous?

  • Family is a unique gift that needs to be appreciated and treasured, even when they're driving you crazy. As much as they make you mad, interrupt you, annoy you, curse at you, try to control you, these are the people who know you the best and who love you.

  • You always get apprehensive before you do shoots.

  • Chemotherapy is an opponent in itself - simultaneously curing you and hurting you.

  • One year, my good deed started with deciding to give all my friends makeup from a cruelty-free cosmetics line that I love. I did this with the hope that they would love it as much as I do and end up switching their makeup over to that cruelty-free line forever.

  • My mother did not want cancer to interfere with my life, as she knew it would eventually end hers.

  • It is rewarding beyond words to rescue a dog from the shelter and have that dog become part of your family.

  • I spent 39 days in the Amazon, and I could not even find a fish to catch.

  • I will always have dogs in my life, and I absolutely can't be with someone who will challenge that or disagree with that stance - I will not budge on this, ever.

  • I am always floating around trying to tend to everyone and be free while at the same time enjoying some space.

  • If people are offering help, it's because they want to and you have to let them do it. It just makes life so much easier. You just have to put your pride aside.

  • Why are cancer patients so hard to buy for? This question always puzzles me. When people are healthy, things are so simple, including gift buying. A jaunt to the local mall or a day in front of the TV watching QVC can be just enough for all the loved ones on your list.

  • My family always makes a huge deal out of Christmas.

  • I got a lot of criticism for going back on 'Survivor' to play 'Survivor: All Stars.'

  • I'm an only child.

  • I realize more and more I miss my 'Survivor' friends when I'm not around them.

  • When animals age, some humans see them as less valuable, less important and less entertaining.

  • Incredibly, nearly 70,000 Young Adults between 15-39 are diagnosed with cancer each year. 10,000 will not survive. This is a very important stat for me, because I fall in this category. I am one of these statistics. Unlike every other age group, there has been no improvement in the 5-year survival of young adults in 30 years. That means many young adults have the same chance of getting cancer and dying from it as they did in the 1970's. This is not OK.

  • I think cancer is a hard battle to fight alone or with another person at your side, but I will say having someone to pick you up when you fall, stand by your side through every appointment and delivery of bad news is priceless.

  • As human beings we value the experience that comes with age. We are reminded over and over again with statements like older and wiser and respect your elders, promoting age as something to be cherished and respected.

  • I'd take my clothes off for chocolate and peanut butter.