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
When going through a cancer diagnosis, chances are that you have a lot of extra time on your hands. At least, I do. This is something that I struggled with quite a lot. I wasn’t used to having all this free time; I had a very active life, both socially and professionally. I had to… Continue reading How to Not be Bored When Going Through Cancer
With my treatment coming to an end, I can’t help but reflect on my experience the last 5 months. You might be thinking “how can there be any pros to having cancer?!” Well, to the naked eye there might not be but once you dig deep enough you can find a few. Plus, I find… Continue reading Pros and Cons of Having Cancer
As I sit here the night before my second to last treatment, I’m looking for ways to get my strength and courage back up to where it needs to be to get me through tomorrow. Reading inspirational quotes helps me reignite that spark in me that fights off this son of a bitch called cancer.… Continue reading My Favorite Inspirational Quotes
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
Ever since I’ve been diagnosed with cancer, I’ve had a lot of free time. When you have a lot of free time, you tend to think a lot about a bunch of different things. Whenever I’m alone, I think about how I have cancer, how I still can’t believe it, my anxiety and depression and… Continue reading My Favorite TV Shows To Get My Mind Off My Problems