My grandfather, Howie Lindman, passed away of cancer six months ago. I wrote this letter with no intention to share it, but decided to post it as a part of my grieving process. Thank you for reading. Dear Grandpa, It is June 8th, Happy birthday! I miss you very much. It has been too long …
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Did cancer change who I am?
Discussion on my personal struggles with identity
Why I’ll Never say, “Be Grateful.”
By Jenna Lindman Have you ever found yourself in a tough situation: let’s just say you’ve been diagnosed with cancer. You go to tell a loved one about your diagnosis hoping for support and they respond with these words instead: Be grateful. Let’s flip the situation. You are approached by a loved one and they …
Tools I used to keep going after beating cancer.
What it is & Why it’s important By Jenna Lindman If you are in the cancer community, you may be aware of the term “previvor” being used more. For those that aren’t directly involved in the cancer community, this may be a new phrase you’ve not been aware of. A cancer “previvor” is someone who …
Healing after half a decade
A free-style reflection on the cancer experience after five years of remission.
An open letter to cancer caregivers
I didn’t know how I would get through this without her. Even when I didn’t want to go on anymore, when I was so sick I wished I was dead she carried me through it.
I beat cancer, So now what?
So what did I do? What advice can I give? What helped me was talking to other survivors that went through the same thing post-cancer.