Why I hate celebrating

I have repeatedly refused to celebrate "lasts" throughout this illness - last chemo, last day in the hospital, last GVH flare. For some people, it helps to ring the end of treatment bell or make a poster celebrating their "last chemo!!" And I totally respect that. For me, celebrating a last feels fake because I … Continue reading Why I hate celebrating

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Past, Present, Future

I keep thinking that I'm almost done, almost done with this nightmare but I've been proven wrong time and time again. One of the best ways that I coped with being extremely ill and potentially dying was to simply shut out any negative emotions and instead focus on having the best day possible every day. … Continue reading Past, Present, Future