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Life Redefined: Looking Back at Grieving Forward

Life Redefined: Looking Back at Grieving Forward

A few months ago I wrote about grieving forward (you can read it here)--grieving over who we used to be pre-sickness while still moving forward with life. I feel the need to press into [Read] | 18 responses.

Young Adults Speak Out: Erin

Young Adults Speak Out: Erin

Cancer has changed my 28 years of existence on this planet. Before November 2010, cancer was something that happened to other people. Not someone in his/her 20’s. Not the relatively [Read] | 6 responses.

Life Through Lipstick Lenses: Golden Gloss #7

Life Through Lipstick Lenses: Golden Gloss #7

Golden Gloss #7  A soft gold colored gloss which by itself just adds a warm/peachy-golden sheen to lips but warms up the color of any color lipstick when applied on top It’s [Read] | no responses.

Life Redefined: The Good and the Bad

Life Redefined: The Good and the Bad

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.

Life Redefined: When will I get back to normal?

Life Redefined: When will I get back to normal?

I talk to a lot of survivors who ask me, “When will I get back to normal?” or, “When will I be my old self again?” I get it. I’ve asked those same questions many times before. [Read] | 12 responses.

Life Redefined: Transitioning

Life Redefined: Transitioning

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.

What Fight Are You Fighting?

What Fight Are You Fighting?

What fight are you fighting? Depression and constant struggle to find meaning in to your life? Heartache from losing a lover or a loved one (whether it be through death or a [Read] | 14 responses.

Life Redefined: In Sickness and in…Sickness, I’m Stuck With You Forever

Life Redefined: <i>In Sickness and in…Sickness, I’m Stuck With You Forever</i>

I remember the day my doctor told me the lump in my neck was thyroid cancer. I remember that the very first thing I felt after hearing him say “cancer” was relief. I know that sounds [Read] | 37 responses.

Life Redefined: Check Yes for Cancer

Life Redefined: <i>Check Yes for Cancer</i>

Do you remember how easy it used to be to fill out a medical form? You know, prior to the onslaught of health issues. I could fill out a form in a couple minutes. Current medication? [Read] | 19 responses.