Tag Archives: being diagnosed with cancer

What to Expect When You’re Ex….Diagnosed

When I got diagnosed, my mind blanked. I went to my Happy Gilmore Happy Place for a little while. Only not the actual happy place – the distorted Shooter McGavin version. I had no idea what to expect, no idea what came next, no idea of survival rates, nothing. So this post, my idea is […]

Hurry Up and Wait

The funny thing about being diagnosed with cancer is that you don’t know the worst part, by far, is the waiting. It seems silly to say that, considering in leukemia’s case, it’s basically your body actively failing to operate correctly. But it’s absolutely true. I was diagnosed with leukemia by my doctor at 5:03, on […]