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Finding Light in the Darkness Told by a Childhood Cancer Mom

When you are told your child has cancer your heart stops. I swear it! I remember being told my child had cancer and I immediately wanted to ball up and cry myself into oblivion. That is what I would consider the natural reaction, however, that isn’t the reaction you are allowed to have. You have… Continue reading Finding Light in the Darkness Told by a Childhood Cancer Mom

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A Nurses Perspective On Seeing Cancer Everyday

There's something unsettling about seeing the most basic symptoms turn into a terminal cancer diagnosis. I can't tell you exactly when it happened. There isn't a time that I can pinpoint to and think "that's exactly when my way of thinking changed." There was no tragic event that happened that caused my mind to jumble… Continue reading A Nurses Perspective On Seeing Cancer Everyday

Blog Posts, childhood cancer

A New Lease On Life Told By An 18 Year Old Cancer Survivor

I was diagnosed with cancer two years ago today. Two years ago. Wow. That’s hard to believe.  This time two years ago, I was (understandably) petrified. My mom got the call from Nemours the day after my biopsy. Before the procedure, they told us that no news was good news. So much for that.  Some… Continue reading A New Lease On Life Told By An 18 Year Old Cancer Survivor