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
The moment I was diagnosed with cancer, I only had one thought: “What’s going to happen to my hair?” Pretty silly, right? There’s a bunch of other things to worry about and my most immediate thought was the hair on top of my head–and nowhere else. Being that I already covered what I’m doing to… Continue reading Overlooking Lashes
This is a tough post for me to write. Not only because it’s an emotional topic, but because my friends have made this time in my life as easy on me as they could. You’d think that would make it easier to write, being that now I know exactly how to act if I’m ever… Continue reading How to Act When You Find Out Your Friend has Cancer
First of all–what the hell is a cold cap? That’s the question I was asking myself when my boyfriend suggested this to prevent hair loss during chemo. I had never heard of this before, but as a 22 year old woman, losing hair was and is just not an option. When my parents told me… Continue reading The Truth About Cold Caps