Last week, I received some pretty amazing news. After I went for my final PET scan, I found out that no suspicious activity appeared on the scan. Which means that I’m clear. Which means that I’m officially in remission! This was obviously a huge relief. I wish I could say it was a shock, but… Continue reading I Beat Cancer, Bitches!
Last night was a great night. It was the Light the Night walk in Astoria Park! What is Light the Night you might ask? Well, it’s a series of walks that takes place across the country benefitting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) funding of research to find cures for blood cancer. It’s a great… Continue reading Light the Night
I’m the type of person who LOVES to celebrate their birthday. Like, I act as if it’s a national holiday and that everyone should want to celebrate with me. But this year as hard as I try, I find myself not really in the partying or celebrating mood. Of course, I have to credit this with… Continue reading Birthday Blues
Having cancer and going through chemotherapy is such a drag. It’s exhausting, mind boggling, and just plain bullshit. But, it’s important to see the silver lining in situations so I tried to come up with a list of a few things I’ll miss when this journey and experience is over. Extra attention. I’ve never received this… Continue reading What I’ll Miss When I’m Cured of Cancer
When you have cancer, there are so many people around you that want to help, but sometimes they don’t know how. This could translate into them buying little gifts for you that could lift your spirits and ease the pain a bit. I’ve come up with a list of items that I believe are useful… Continue reading Gift Ideas For Someone With Cancer
If you know me at all, you know that I really don’t cook. But with all my free time, I figured I might as well learn! I made this for the first time at my summer house with my stepmom. It was so good and easy that I decided to make it for my mom,… Continue reading Pesto Caprese Chicken Recipe
Let me start off by saying this: chemo is no walk in the park. I hope none of you have to endure this in your lifetimes. It makes you tired, sick and is all around just a pain in the ass. But what makes it worse for me, is wearing the cold caps for about… Continue reading What Gives Me Strength During Chemo