Posts Tagged ‘Lymphoma’

“My Voice” by Myles Blackwell

"My Voice" by Myles Blackwell

When I was fifteen years old, I thought I would be going to school and spending my time hanging out with friends. I never thought I would be spending hours in the hospital while chemotherapy dripped through my veins.
When I learned I had cancer, I was not shocked. I did not have a full blown [...]


“My Voice” by Francesca Giessmann

"My Voice" by Francesca Giessmann

I was young.. on the top of the world.  Hard work had payed off and I had just started a thriving consulting business.  My 3 year old son, out of diapers, was turning into this incredible little creature that I wanted to get to know and spend more time with.  My beloved husband by my [...]


“My Voice” by Dawn Edens

"My Voice" by Dawn Edens

My name is Dawn Edens and I AM a CANCER SURVIVOR! I am a crazy, sexy cancer goddess.  I survived stage III Diffused Large B Cell Lymphoma (Non Hodgkins).   I just turned 40 and am a single mom of an 11 year old son, soon to be married in April 2010.  I live in Coeur [...]


“My Voice” by Cyndy Sotomayor

"My Voice" by Cyndy Sotomayor

I had a feeling something was wrong.  I had always been a fireball of energy and activity, but something was “off” and I just couldn’t figure it out.  I was always tired.  Not normal everyday tired, but tired with a crushing fatigue that sleep didn’t seem to help.  I barely had an appetite, and when [...]


“My Last Two Weeks” by Lynn Lane

"My Last Two Weeks" by Lynn Lane

I will preface this by saying that I’m writing this in a stream of consciousness with zero editing because that’s how I feel right now. I just want to see what comes out and be as honest as I can in the process. I’m writing this on Tuesday, November 17th, 2009 after my day of [...]


“My Voice” by Jamie Lindsay

"My Voice" by Jamie Lindsay

Thanks for the lessons, and Happy Father’s Day,  Dad!
I was born a long time ago and was Jean and Sandy’s bouncing baby boy, James, a.k.a. Jamie.  A review of the facts surrounding my arrival might lead one to believe that I was not supposed to be here.  You see, seven years before I hit the [...]