A Wedding and A Funeral

Intended to be a fall wedding in New England.  A rustic barn at the historical society of a quaint Boston suburb with puritanical charm.  The fall foliage bursting with color would have framed hundreds of wedding photos.  The choice of season was not meant to be, but the beauty of this love was celebrated instead […]

What Am I Capable Of?

Ok, so this isn’t some deep, philosophical question, it’s a question I have to ask myself pretty much everyday when I plan out my day. What am I capable of? Can I walk to dunks for breakfast? Can I even stomach food right now? What if I can’t walk to dunks, can I cook something […]

Cancer and Drugs

Here’s a new topic for us: drugs! Now, having cancer and taking drugs go hand-in-hand. Like peanut butter and jelly or salt and pepper or sadists and masochists. They just seem to really get along. But taking lots of drugs can be a bad thing!! Let me explain: For the most part, cancer drugs are […]

Yet Another 5 Benefits of Cancer

Well since I’m back in the blogging world with my last post, might as well stick around and throw some more stuff out there. And I figured, what better place to start than a trusty ‘ol benefits list. You’d think after writing 3 of these blogs already I’d be running out of benefits and the […]

New Cancer Diagnosis Do’s and Don’ts

So you just got diagnosed with cancer huh? I’m not going to lie to you, that’s a fuckin bummer. But have no fear! Cancer isn’t the worst thing in the world and you’re probably not gonna die in the next ten minutes from it, so let’s discuss what you should do next. Step 1: Take […]

Cancer and Cartoons

So since we covered such a dark cancer topic last week, I figured we could discuss something a little lighter today: cartoons! Now, if you’re one of my friends or family then you may already known this but if you’re a new internet friend I’ve never met then there’s something you should know about me: […]

The Elephant in the Room

So there’s something we haven’t really explicitly talked about on here before and it’s kinda important. It’s the whole reason cancer is even a big deal, actually. So let’s do it, let’s talk about death, the implications that come along with it, and how to best cope with it. That’ll be fun, right? We’re all […]

5 More Benefits of Having Cancer

Been awhile since I wrote one of these blogs. I said before that I was gonna tweet something positive about cancer every week for #ThankfulThursday, but then I remembered that twitter is the most depressing place ever and I stopped doing it. I guess when you only follow people with cancer you’re bound to see […]

Everyone’s Dying to Help but You’re Just Dying

That’s a pretty clever title right there. I mean, probably won’t rank very high on Google, but it’s clever! Anyways, let’s talk about helpers. When you get diagnosed with cancer, if you’re open about it, people are gonna wanna help. You’re going to have people you haven’t heard from in years reaching out to you […]

Meet a Young Adult With Stage IV Sarcoma

Hi there! My name is Mitch. I was diagnosed with terminal stage IV sarcoma when I was 20. Now I’m 24 and living off treatment, hopefully for a while! I’m even starting to grow my eyebrows back! Pretty stoked to have a mustache for summertime too. Now, if you’re a frequent flier to my blog, […]

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