Tag: Chronic disease

Open Mic: Shelbi

Reading Time: < 1 minute   (TW: This story discusses a suicide attempt) VIDEO: Shelbi’s story from the AYA Cancer Awareness Week Open Mic night.

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Open Mic: Christina

Reading Time: < 1 minute   VIDEO: Christina tells us about some awkward interactions she had with her doctor during treatment, a relatable experience within the AYA cancer community at our Holiday Storytelling Open Mic

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Open Mic: Kyle

Reading Time: < 1 minute   VIDEO: Kyle shares how his leukemia relapse during college had a bigger impact on his mental health compared to his childhood experience at our Holiday Storytelling Open Mic in December

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Open Mic: Farran

Reading Time: < 1 minute   VIDEO: Farran shares a story that encourages us to be our own best advocate during our Holiday Storytelling Open Mic in November 2020.

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The Panda Fight

Reading Time: 3 minutes My name is Amanda. People call me Panda. I’ve been an athlete my whole entire life. I did a lot of sports, but my love is track and field. I

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The 2nd Last Day

Reading Time: 3 minutes The last day of chemo is supposed to be a wonderful celebration of finally beating the crap out of cancer. But for me, this was my second “last day.” And

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