Posts by Christy Lorio

Survivor, Stage IV Colorectal Cancer

Christy Lorio is a New Orleans area native and a stage IV colorectal cancer patient/survivor. She completed here Master’s of Fine Arts in creative writing while undergoing treatment twice. She is returning to school in the fall to pursue another MFA in photography. Her photographs and writing have been seen in Slag Glass City, 433 Magazine, Bad Pony, and more.

Cancer Fashion

by Christy Lorio August 18, 2020

Your clothing is probably the last thing on your mind when you receive those dreaded three words: “You have cancer.” There are so many other pressing matters. What stage am I? What’s the next course of treatment? Will my health insurance cover all of this? But we have to wear clothes everyday, so why not use them as a means of self care?

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