It Doesn’t Just Go Away, And That’s Ok.
November 2, 2017
Tonight I’m feeling particularly somber. As I think about the anxiety that drastically consumed me when my battle with cancer ended, I’m reminded of a time when my doctor told my family, “We will have to bring her as close to death as possible without killing her in order to kill the cancer”. As I […]
Be The Love
October 20, 2017
The other day I woke up from a two-hour nights “rest” exhausted, stressed, and overloaded with notes I had been studying all night. I swear I could see information falling out of my head at the same rate it was entering as I reviewed. Disgruntled and downtrodden, I brushed my teeth (I think?) and my […]
How can we embrace our new normal this year?
January 3, 2017
Visit the share your story page to share how you embrace your new normal! Below is a poem that I think rings in the new year just right: when you start to feel like things should have been better this year, remember the mountains and valleys that got you here. they are not […]
November 2, 2016
Hey, all! I’ve had a lot of questions lately about my leg and things I have done to help get back on my feet (literally). Many of my fellow ostersarcomanites have expressed that physical activity after the limb salvage surgery is incredibly daunting, and I wholeheartedly agree. In response to your inquiries I decided to put together […]
When I left the Hospital and Realized I Wasn’t The Same Anymore
September 26, 2016
I was thinking today as we visited the Denver Botanic Gardens about all of the time that cancer patients devote to receiving treatments generally in some combination of chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery. How do we view our time spent in the hospital? What do we do when we leave the hospital and realize that a lot of time […]