Tag: Teen

Empowered By Cancer

Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s odd, isn’t it, when we are ‘released’ from the careful monitoring of the cancer ward, told our chemotherapy is over, and left to go and ‘enjoy our lives’ as

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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: Alexa

Reading Time: < 1 minute   VIDEO: Alexa shares an insightful story about the positive opportunities and experiences that emerged for her as a result of cancer at our Holiday Storytelling Open Mic in December

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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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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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