Tag: Leukemia

Lucky

Reading Time: 2 minutes “Oh my God! It’s hot in this house. Sweat is dripping down my back.” I would voice this grievance loudly seemingly at no one in particular. Without fail, my husband

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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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Tori’s Stupid Cancer Story

Reading Time: 2 minutes In March 2018, I started my dream job making costumes for a large television series. The workdays were often 14 hours or more and it wasn’t uncommon for us to

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Open Mic: Aaron

Reading Time: < 1 minute   VIDEO: Aaron shares the story of his childhood diagnosis that led to a kidney transplant and how the “snack lady” helped him through it.

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Open Mic: Aspen

Reading Time: < 1 minute   VIDEO: Aspen shares what survivorship means to her and how she won’t stop talking about cancer in the hope to support other cancer patients.

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Open Mic: Kay

Reading Time: < 1 minute   VIDEO: Kay shares how although her family has been her rock throughout her journey they can feel like the “cancer police” at times.

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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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