I understand: Connecting in our everyday lives

COVID-19, cancer, and coping

“My cancer diagnosis prepared me for this new and uncertain world. I know how to exist in unknowns, I have built that resilience. Here are some ways that I’m adapting my past experiences for today.”

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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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Moving forward

Jenn recently accepted the sense of “normalcy” she felt three years ago is gone, but she’s pretty happy with where she finds herself today.

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What I wish I knew

“Together with my peers I have compiled a list of all the things I wish I knew. I hope this list can give you guidance where you need it.”

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5 ways YACC has your back

Being in this YACC community has meant showing up for myself, sharing life with others, and creating a thriving community. Why would you not want to be a part of that?

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