Hateful and Thankful

by Jennifer Anand November 27, 2019

Today I told a coworker I don’t cry when I’m sad, only when I’m angry. And as I write this, I’m crying so many angry tears at you. I hate you with all of my being. You ruined the life I had, all my dreams, aspirations, friends, and so much more.


Healing Power of Nature

by Christine Kelly November 26, 2019

In June, to celebrate my remission and being together again as a family – my family lives in Manila and I’m in Texas – we took a trip through Colorado, South Dakota, and Wyoming. There, we saw Mount Rushmore National Memorial, visited Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, and went white water rafting.


A Bad Hair Day

by Jennifer Anand November 25, 2019

Growing up, at the start of every summer my mother would take my sister and I to donate our hair. We donated long, thick black hair to organizations that make wigs for children without hair, never dreaming that one day I’d be one of those kids myself. I didn’t get a wig during my first […]


My Blood Brother

by Nick Hudson November 22, 2019

Cameron’s parents were high school sweethearts, worked at the same company, got married, bought a house, then set about starting their family. They were overjoyed when he was born. Their first child. A son with big brown eyes and blonde hair. They called him “Super Cam.”


Why I Get Up and Fight

by Erin McGee November 18, 2019

I would be lying in my room wanting to die, just then I would hear cooing and giggling out in the living room; always at the perfect moments- reminding me why I was doing what I was doing.


Death and Dying

by Jennifer Anand November 15, 2019

Death has been heavy on my heart the last few weeks, but my sadness tonight is finally overflowing onto this page.


Swimming with Dolphins

by Che Streak November 11, 2019

My name is Ché Streak and this is my cancer story and how it all began… I was diagnosed with a rare kind of cancer when I was only ­­­­­7 ½ years old. The cancer or tumor is called “Juvenile Fibromatosis“, normally found in young children, usually in their hands and feet. Me, I got […]


Keep Getting Up and Thriving

by Casey Head November 7, 2019

Growing up I was always involved in sports, activities and playing outside until the street lights came on. I played three sports all through high school and went on to play two years of collegiate tennis. After graduating college in 2005 I wasn’t happy with my career choice and ended up bartending for close to […]


My Cancer Journey: The Good, The Bad and The Funny

by Amanda Maggiotto November 5, 2019

Nearly five years ago, shortly after my 27th birthday, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. As you can imagine, my world was turned upside down. With my notebook in hand, I met with lots of doctors and had lots of discussions about my plan of action.  I decided to take an aggressive approach.  I opted […]


Adulting: Finding a Primary Care Provider

by Jennifer Anand November 3, 2019

The dreaded day had finally come – I had to find a new primary care provider….I don’t know about you, but this was the first time in my entire life I’d had to find a doctor.