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With May being the month of celebrating Mothers (although it should be all year round), this blog is dedicated to the woman who held the table I leaned on for me during lumbar punctures; the woman who would run over to me while I threw up even when I wanted her nowhere near me; the woman who knew how not to treat me differently; the woman who kept it all together even when it felt impossible – I am PROUD to call her my Mom.
May 23, 2018 | by Adriana LombardoRead more
Survivor’s guilt comes with a lot of emotions (as per my last blog). What I’ve learned to do this past month is to feel. Feel every emotion that comes moment-by-moment. It’s not easy because most of the time the feelings are unrecognizable – in the sense that I don’t know why they come when they come. I’m learning to slow down my thoughts so that I am able to recognize what triggers these emotions, if there even are triggers.
April 22, 2018 | by Adriana LombardoRead more
As sad as this may be, or as weird as it may come across, I miss having cancer. Let me explain...
March 20, 2018 | by Adriana LombardoRead more
Through my years of treatment, I learned how important it is to capture those “not so good” days.
Feb. 13, 2018 | by Adriana LombardoRead more
Every decision one has to make as a cancer thriver is of importance since—you guessed it—it can have an impact on your survival!
Jan. 30, 2018 | by Gabrielle FecteauRead more
While undergoing treatment, one of my biggest worries was my capability to have children.
Jan. 19, 2018 | by Adriana LombardoRead more
I highly recommend the LGFB services to anyone going through cancer treatment. It is an empowering way to take hold of your self-confidence when it is mostly out of your hands.
I sat among the middle aged women at a mere 22 years old, having been in remission under a year and still stark bald, and answered questions as to how someone as young as me could get cancer to the best of my ability.
Jan. 2, 2018 | by Ashlinn Sarah JaneRead more