‘Thyroid Cancer in Young Adults Column’ Archives
A couple of weeks ago I talked about finding a new normal after being diagnosed with cancer and how some of my old normal is still a part of the new normal. It took me a long time to [Read] | 3 responses.
I frequently talk about how much I’ve changed since being diagnosed with cancer. And it’s true, I have changed so much. But this past weekend I started thinking about all of this [Read] | 12 responses.
To all of you who participated (virtually) in Relay for Life with me by commenting on this post a couple of weeks ago, thank you. I took each of you with me to Relay for Life on May 6th. [Read] | 6 responses.
Lately, I’ve been thinking and wondering, “Will I EVER be cancer-free?” I haven’t had a clean scan (yet), but my doctor is optimistic, not that optimism is the cure for cancer. I [Read] | 6 responses.
Today I want to dish with y’all about survivorship (shocker, right?) and Relay for Life. Relay for Life is an event put on by the American Cancer Society. It takes place in communities [Read] | 15 responses.
Cancer awareness is kind of an interesting concept for me. We are ALL aware of cancer, right? I mean, we all know that exists, we all know the physical effects it can have on a body, and [Read] | 8 responses.
I’m really bad at waiting, especially when it comes to waiting for my doctor to call. Usually, I call his office several times bugging them to give me some answers. When scheduling a [Read] | 2 responses.
When I was first diagnosed with thyroid cancer, I was hyper-focused on the coming weeks and months that would be filled with treatment. I had surgery, then the low-iodine diet, and then [Read] | 2 responses.
When I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer, I immediately began looking forward to the day when I would be back to normal. That is what I was working towards, getting back to my old [Read] | 18 responses.