Posts by Alexa Jett

Survivor, Thyroid Cancer

The Moments in Our Metamorphosis

by Alexa Jett February 15, 2021

Ah, my first day of being a cancer patient. While my shiny new diagnosis code was already sitting in my medical record, this was my first day at the specialty hospital. The one you hope to never find yourself in when you’re 25.

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I Need You to Stay

by Alexa Jett March 9, 2020

On May 2nd, 2017, one week before my total thyroidectomy and the official start of my cancer treatment, I laid on my kitchen floor crying. I remember every single detail. How hard and cold the floor felt, the tears that pooled near my face, and the biggest thing: The sound of my now ex-boyfriend’s  boots walking out the back door and his car starting.

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