Tag: Body image

1st Day Shedding

Reading Time: 2 minutes I had only just started my first rounds of chemo. Things were still very new, not only to me, but to my family as well. For the sake of keeping

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Open Mic: Mila

Reading Time: < 1 minute   VIDEO: Mila opens up about the emotional and physical impact that cancer had on her identity at our Holiday Storytelling Open Mic in December 2020.

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No Hair… Why Should I Care?

Reading Time: 6 minutes The words, “You have cancer” bring on lots of different emotions…from fear to anxiety, from worry to dread. It’s a lot for our hearts and minds to process. The horror

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State of Mind

Reading Time: 3 minutes There is always a moment in everyone’s life that changes the perspective of how they view themselves and this universe. For me, that moment arrived when I was diagnosed with

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Open Mic: Lindzy

Reading Time: < 1 minute   VIDEO: Lindzy opens up about her surgery scar and the difficulties she’s experiencing during and after treatment at our Holiday Storytelling Open Mic in November 2020.

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My Thyroid Cancer Diagnosis

Reading Time: 3 minutes Earlier this year, my first year of college living in the dorms at CU Boulder with my roommate Hannah, we both got sick. We separately went to the doctor; mine

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