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I settled myself down and started to encourage myself – telling myself that I can get through this, and that lots of women had passed through this and survived.
Sept. 20, 2022 | by Tania AmardeilRead more
For as long as I can remember my son’s nickname for me has been Lioness. Inspired by my full and bouncy curls, I felt empowered being likened to a fierce, independent, and protective animal like a lion.
Dec. 8, 2021 | by Katusha LettRead more
There aren’t many ways to prepare for cancer, but with enough research and appointments, you can eventually wrap your head around how to manage your diagnosis. Regaining your confidence, however, is a different journey.
Nov. 10, 2021 | by LorettaRead more
I have battled breast cancer twice. What I did not know during that time, was that my biggest battle was not the recovery from the physical scars, but from the emotional ones.
Oct. 1, 2021 | by Andrea JohnsonRead more
My experience is that of a caretaker for my mother Sonia, who battled lung cancer for 2 years. I moved to Canada when I was 18 and 5 months pregnant, I was a single mother, so my mom was my entire support system.
July 8, 2021 | by Rebeca ZavaletaRead more
Twenty years ago, the glow of being a young mother was overshadowed by a sudden and rapid weight loss.
June 22, 2021 | by Aida TahiriRead more
Sometimes, life is a beach. Sometimes, you’re told you have cancer on the beach.
April 23, 2021 | by Audrey FraserRead more
At 25 years old, I was shocked, confused, and unaware of what was to come next when the doctor told me that the cyst I found was not benign. In fact, it was invasive.
April 12, 2021 | by Louise BellRead more
I distinctly remember telling my husband that I did not want to tell my mom that I had cancer. I nearly texted her, “by the way I have cancer.”
March 2, 2021 | by Victoria Falla-LeeRead more
If you were given the odds of 1 in 100,000 would you buy a lottery ticket? Well, I “won” the cancer lottery with those odds.
March 2, 2021 | by Laura Jean FallaRead more
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