I like big “buts” and I cannot lie

I like big “buts” and I cannot lie

“I needed to start reframing my life and I began by reframing negative thoughts using a ‘but,’ a big round ‘but’ can have a profound impact on the way we view an idea if we place it in a useful position within a sentence. “

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Here’s to a new way of life

“When I first came home from my initial three weeks of induction treatment, my proud moment was shuffling from my bedroom to the bathroom and back. Now it’s making a new lemon chicken pasta recipe!”

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YACCers recommend: Music

Blair asked the YACC community for song recommendations and created the official “YACC Music Bops” Spotify playlist!

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Transforming from survival to growth

“I have sat with accumulative fear, fatigue, and feelings of failure since my lymphoma diagnosis in 2017. I’ve chosen now to start growing instead of merely surviving.”

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Holiday reflections

“This year has taught me how to get back to the basics. It was a year of reflection on what I need to be happy.”

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My 3-year cancerversary

It’s nearly been three years since December 28, 2017 — the day I was diagnosed with ocular melanoma

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Firsts

“Cancer took many things away, but this first grey hair? It didn’t get to have that.”

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5 years later

YACCtivist Andrea reflects on the five years since her cancer diagnosis and how she has grown.

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Dating after cancer

“It took me a very long time to be comfortable with the new me after breast cancer, double mastectomy, and chemo. I took the time to learn to love myself again.”

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