My first re-birthday!

I am a big believer that bad attitudes are underrated. I don't believe everything happens for a reason because I refuse to believe that there is some force so evil that it has majestic "reasons" for giving people cancer and letting them die of starvation. So with that, I have a grand appreciation for simply … Continue reading My first re-birthday!

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Reading Cancer Blogs as a Cancer Patient

I read a lot of cancer blogs. It's kind of a sick habit of mine - to go through a story from beginning to end. It's somewhat riveting, right? You probably agree since you're reading mine. The ups and downs of treatment. For a long time I haven't really been sure why I do this, … Continue reading Reading Cancer Blogs as a Cancer Patient

Childhood Cancer Research Fundraiser

If you don't feel like reading, just go here! https://form.jotform.com/62506878291162 As I mentioned in my last blog post, I am fundraising for childhood cancer research with pediatric cancer non-profit Open Hands, Overflowing Hearts. OHOH is a 501c(3) founded by Kayla Funk, who is a around my age and was diagnosed with neuroblastoma a few years ago. … Continue reading Childhood Cancer Research Fundraiser

It’s Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. What does it look like to fight cancer?

We talk a lot about "fighting" cancer, as if we have some sort of control over whether the chemotherapy we poison ourselves with is effective. For the most part, I find this to be incredibly offensive. First of all, it doesn't recognize what is truly the scariest part about having cancer - the utterly devastating … Continue reading It’s Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. What does it look like to fight cancer?