Tag: Survivor

On the surface, I look fine.

Reading Time: 4 minutes Someone once implied that my life was easy and smooth—I had no “real” problems. When I first heard this, I was offended, yet understood the sentiment. In comparison to them,

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Hospital Hospitality Rant

Reading Time: 3 minutes The hospital is a weird place. Think of how many people touch you. Someone greets you, signs you in, takes down your information. The nurse asks your name, birthdate, weighs

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When College is Put On Pause

Reading Time: < 1 minute As a busy summer was coming to a close, I began experiencing a dry cough, arm swelling, shortness of breath, and a lump under my armpit. These symptoms led me

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Surviving a “Bomb” Drop

Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s a Sunday in January 2020. I am sitting in the hospital emergency room awaiting the results of an ultrasound for month-long sore groin pain. The ER doctor explains to

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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: Sussan

Reading Time: < 1 minute   VIDEO: Sussan shares how she has passed what her survivorship taught her on to her friends and family.

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