Dealing with grieving parents

Dealing with grieving parents

I’m young for a cancer patient and at a young age I already now need to learn a lot of new things in life such as dealing with grieving parents. Less than 5% of breast cancer diagnoses occur in women under 40, so I guess I just rolled a 1 in the dice game of life on...
I found a lump in my breast – now what?

I found a lump in my breast – now what?

I found a lump in my breast, this is my story. July 19, 2019. I was playing Dungeons and Dragons with a group of friends, drinking and laughing and pretending to slay dragons, when I rubbed across my chest and felt a lump in my breast. An alarm bell in the back of my...
Coping with anxiety and a loss of drive

Coping with anxiety and a loss of drive

I’m a cosplayer. My biggest hobby is creating costumes and outfits based on some of my favorite characters in media, but I’ve been a creative person my whole life. I never thought that something would be able to burn away my creative drive, but nothing could have...
I made it through chemotherapy!

I made it through chemotherapy!

Chemotherapy is finally over! I made it! It’s hard to believe it was five months of my life. I was lucky, too. I hate looking like I’m sick I had minimal side effects, at least that’s what my team tells me. One of the nice?? Things about being diagnosed while young...
How to tell your child about cancer?

How to tell your child about cancer?

How to tell your child about cancer let alone how do I tell my special needs daughter that I have leukemia? Well, to be honest, there’s no easy or right way to do it. How to tell your child about cancer The past few days had been such a struggle for me, I’d been...