cancer

Battling the Holiday Blues

As the holidays come around, you may not be celebrating like in years past. As a patient, you may be forced to structure the holidays differently to accommodate to your needs. As a caregiver, you may need to take extra time and plan out the days to make sure you and your loved one are […]


Chapter 6 | Part 1: Boy Meets Girl

After the debacle with the ports, I had an appointment with medical oncology. I talked to them, and together we decided to hold off on the chemotherapy for a while. I was getting married in about a month, and they were nice enough to give me a holiday from treatment for the wedding and honeymoon. […]


Chapter 6 | Part 2: And the Rest was History

After breaking up with my prior girlfriend, I tried to meet people. I tried real life, I tried the internet. I was even so desperate that I tried Tinder. I swiped right on a lot of people, and got almost no responses back. I know I’m not the greatest looking guy to ever walk the […]


Chapter 6 | Part 3: Love, Cancer, and Marriage

I had thought about marrying Nicole for a long time, actually. I need to start listening to that little voice in the back of my head that tells me things like this.
I had never felt that way about anyone before. The certitude. The assuredness. With people I’d dated in the past, “love” always felt like […]