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How my relationship with my body changed after cancer

How my relationship with my body changed after cancer

Body image is something I have always struggled with, and being diagnosed with cancer made things worse. I was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 2015. The treatment I went through to save my life left me with scars and insecurity about my body.

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Go, random stranger, go!

Go, random stranger, go!

A member of the YACC community sent us this note they had written as a personal memory, but that holds a powerful message for us all.

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Faith Walker inspires others through music

Faith Walker inspires others through music

Faith Walker started her career as a professional musician when she was 14-years-old. By her early 20s, she had singles on the radio and videos on MuchMusic and had two children. Life was good—she had just gone on her first vacation—but her path was about to change drastically.

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Dear 35: An apology

Dear 35: An apology

Ryan writes to her hard-won 35th birthday and reflects on how her 30s have helped her get here.

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After the Hook-up: Part 3

After the Hook-up: Part 3

Big Cancer Hook-up guest Paul Brace chats with Geoff about the right time to celebrate after cancer.

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After the Hook-up: Part 2

After the Hook-up: Part 2

Big Cancer Hook-up guest Paul Brace chats with Geoff about facing mortality.

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After the Hook-up: Part 1

After the Hook-up: Part 1

Big Cancer Hook-up guest Paul Brace chats with Geoff about spirituality.

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The 2019 New Year poem

The 2019 New Year poem

A member of the YACC community asked to publish their poetry anonymously, and we’re always happy to help YACCers express themselves however they feel most comfortable. 

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Everything you ever wanted to know about my diagnosis

Everything you ever wanted to know about my diagnosis

Why do some people feel like they can ask me so many insanely personal questions?

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10 things you should tell your caregiver

10 things you should tell your caregiver

Here is Jody Mason’s list of things to tell your caregivers to give them some insight into what you’re feeling.

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Bullet journaling through brain fog (Part 3)

Bullet journaling through brain fog (Part 3)

By Elise Bonder Mastering your basic bullet journal is easy, and there is no shame at leaving it at that. But, if you’re the kind of person who likes to…

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Bullet journaling through brain fog (Part 2)

Bullet journaling through brain fog (Part 2)

By Elise Bonder For the second post in this series, I want to get into why, why, why I bullet journal. The fog is thick—I mean THICK—in this brain of…

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Bullet journaling through brain fog (Part 1)

Bullet journaling through brain fog (Part 1)

Elise said, “I know that many of you are like me — forgetful, unaware of time, distracted and frustrated that nothing seems to keep your brain in order. In the electronic world, we are so quick to want an app to solve these problems but I’ve found that old-school is working better than anything else. I bullet journal.”

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Part 3: Moving forward

Part 3: Moving forward

Krystal Anderson explains her thoughts and actions after being diagnosed with cancer in this three part series.

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Part 2: Cancer is different for young adults

Part 2: Cancer is different for young adults

Krystal Anderson explains her thoughts and actions after being diagnosed with cancer in this three part series.

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