1957

Dear Friend, The MRI came back normal. There is nothing concerning going on in my head. (Contrary to what many people have told me. Haha!) I sat in Dr. G’s office after he went over the results, waiting on my next appointment. I saw him at a smaller office this time, and his phone was … Continue reading 1957

A new fight with No Name

Dear Friend, These past twelve months have been the most stressful and mind opening of my life. So many private things happened, and although I swore to always be transparent, these things are not my stories to make public. Just know, it’s been a crazy year. In that year, I’ve had some checkups with Dr … Continue reading A new fight with No Name

My New Normal

Dear Friend, This letter is something I’ve never written in detail about before, but I think after all this time, I know I need to start opening up.   In January 2018, I laid on a couch in my own rental house covered in a giant, white down comforter sobbing uncontrollably as I envisioned different … Continue reading My New Normal

Dear Fred,

Dear Fred,   Yesterday, we spent the day together to celebrate your last day of summer before 2nd grade. In two short weeks, you’ll be EIGHT years old and I just have no idea how time flew by so quickly. I was soaking in your laughter while we played laser tag and arcade games. I … Continue reading Dear Fred,

A year since it began…

Dear Friend, It’s April 7th today. You probably don’t remember, but it was exactly a year ago that I got my first surgery involving the cancer. My lymph node removal surgery. I’ll never forget being so scared in that hospital bed, but I thought it would be a simple procedure (and I guess compared to … Continue reading A year since it began…