All in Cancer Stuff

Adderall Saved my Life

It’s becoming pretty mainstream to talk about depression and mental illness. While I think that’s great, I would also like for that freedom to extend to medications. There are so many medications that seem taboo, ones that have gotten a bad name because of those who abuse it. They’re difficult to get, and no one wants to admit they are on it. For example, I wasn’t aware of just how many people are on Adderall until I became part of that group.

Don't Be an Island

. I'm working on building a community for myself, one that is strong and supportive. It’s not easy. It’s something that doesn’t come readily to me. I’m a loner and a homebody. Reaching out is not my forte, but in the end it’s going to be rewarding. Being an island can be devastating when disaster strikes. It’s always good to be prepared with reinforcements.

It's Pink Month Y'all

Pink month is upon us. Not that I could ever forget that I’ve had cancer, but in October, it’s particularly difficult because it’s like the Christmas of breast cancer-a time where decorations, merch, and cancer walks abound.

How I Learned to Love the Bomb

I have always been the type of person who relishes control in life. Ever since a young age I remember always trying to grasp tightly to stability--maybe it's the Taurus in me or maybe it's the fact that I have not only changed homes often as a young person, but I have also changed countries.