Don’t fall in love with a Cancer because they care too much. They care about how you feel and they’ll be so cautious to never say or do the wrong thing.
Gone are my sense of safety, my belief that the universe is an orderly and predictable place, my unflinching trust that I know what’s going on in my own body.
No one told me how strong I could be.
It’s been a year since I found out I didn’t have cancer anymore. And in that year, there have been beautiful days and anxious days and everything in between. Right now, I’m just feeling lucky that I get to live them at all.
When I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer at 24, my entire world was turned upside down but I thought there were a few things I could still count on, including my friends.
I found out I have cancer. Lymphoma, to be exact. I’m 24…what the fuck?
You will be scared, you will be anxious and you will be upset. You might want people’s opinions, you might want to tell them to shut the fuck up — you do you.
“You came promising a cure, but instead you brought the disease.”
The present is all we have – for certain. Investing in the here and now has huge pay-offs.
You will cry at church when her favorite worship song is played. You will cry in the car. You will cry in the bathroom. You will cry in bed. You will cry while you write. You will cry while you cook.