Life’s lessons

Life’s lessons

“Life has taught me over and over again that my plans and goals and timelines can be disrupted or erased at a moment’s notice. I struggle to let go of the illusion of control.”

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Overcoming my prognosis

“I was the perfectly optimistic cancer patient in public. At night, alone, I was laying awake for hours picking out the songs I wanted played at my funeral or the poems I wanted read.”

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Puppies and purposes

Janelle had to figure out who else she was when her brain tumour disrupted her sense of identity of being “the smart girl.”

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YACCtivist: Janelle Lamontagne

“I’m hopeful the medical community will join in the mission of ensuring that all young adults with cancer receive the psychosocial and emotional support they deserve.”

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