Interview with Cancer Survivor Matt Ode By: Jenna Lindman A few months ago, I was on Facebook and I got a message that popped up from a man named Matt Ode. It said something to the effect of “Hi Jenna, I’m also a cancer survivor and I offer coaching. Please let me know if you’re …
Did cancer change who I am?
Discussion on my personal struggles with identity
Day by day: An Interview with an atypical cervical cancer fighter.
By Rachael Oats, Jenna Lindman After posting my last blog about Vanessa, who battled cervical cancer in South Africa, I decided that I wanted to learn more about this cancer in the US. It wasn’t until a few weeks ago that I had spoken with anyone about cervical cancer, so I decided to start poking …
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 …
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 …
“To help yourself and be better, you have to love you. Love you for you. “
An Interview with a two-time Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Survivor
Healing after half a decade
A free-style reflection on the cancer experience after five years of remission.
“Don’t minimize anyone’s struggle, or remind them that others have it worse, or how much worse it could be for them.”
An interview with a Melanoma Survivor
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.