Such wonderful problems to have

I just wanted to put it out there that I fully acknowledge how privileged I am to have the issues I discuss on here. More children are now surviving cancer (and making it into remission) than ever, which has opened the window of opportunity to live a life like mine, and I'm eternally grateful. The … Continue reading Such wonderful problems to have

How I deal with intrusive thoughts about childhood cancer treatment

PTSD. post traumatic stress disorder. This is another diagnosis I have as a result of childhood cancer. It makes a lot of sense really, just from looking at the wording of it, as cancer treatment comes with unholy amounts of trauma and stress. A symptom / result of PTSD is having intrusive thoughts. Throughout my … Continue reading How I deal with intrusive thoughts about childhood cancer treatment

Why I’m boycotting the Cancer Survivor title

noun: survivor; 'a person who survives, especially a person remaining alive after an event in which others have died' Yup, that's me. So why am I boycotting the 'cancer survivor' title? It comes down to two problems. 1 - It insinuates that other people weren't strong enough to survive, as if it were a choice or … Continue reading Why I’m boycotting the Cancer Survivor title