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Covid-19 coming home checklist

Coming Home Checklist

by Suzie Summers April 10, 2020

My Coming Home Checklist Hi there, I’m Suzie. I am currently in active treatment for stage IV adenoid cystic carcinoma (a rare head and neck cancer). I was diagnosed in October 2017 and have been in treatment ever since. Prior to becoming a cancer patient I worked as a nurse in OB/GYN and my husband […]

Social Isolation for a week with cancer

One Week of Social Isolation

by Whitney Hadley April 6, 2020

After one full week of physical distancing and isolation, I’ve noticed a shift in my mood and generally how my body feels right now. Friday was a hard day emotionally. Saturday I felt on edge and almost hungover from my emotions on Friday. Sunday I napped. Hard. As Ron Burgandy would say, I was in a “glass case of emotions”!

Social distancing and new normal

Social Distancing, Isolation and How to Survive Our New Normal

by Whitney Hadley March 26, 2020

With the arrival of COVID-19, we’ve all relearned the important basics we were taught when we first started going to school. Wash your hands. Don’t touch your face. Cough and sneeze into your elbow. Stay home if you have a fever. As cancer patients and survivors, this was all hammered into our minds while in […]

7 years cancer anniversary

Seven Year Cancerversary: An Isolated Celebration

by Jennifer Anand March 18, 2020

Seven years. I’ve looked forward to today basically all of 2020 so far, as I do every spring. In the dreary winter and rainy spring months, March 18th is the day that I live for, and defines the first quarter of the year for me. But I’m spending it so differently from what I had planned, as I’m sure you are.