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Top 10 YACC-related memories

Top 10 YACC-related memories

YACCtivist Charlene recaps ten life-changing moments she has experienced because of her connection to YACC.

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Parenting through cancer: Caregivers weigh in

Parenting through cancer: Caregivers weigh in

In this collaborative blog post, four YACCtivists examine parenting through cancer from the patient’s and the partner’s perspectives.

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I get knocked down

I get knocked down

YACCtivist Nicole writes about different ways she felt “knocked down” throughout her cancer experience.

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Lessons I have learned: Part 2

Lessons I have learned: Part 2

YACCtivist Lindsay describes the moment she felt like she shifted into and accepted her “new” life.

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Changes brought on by cancer

Changes brought on by cancer

A YACCtivist writes about how cancer affected their feelings about their body, their independence, and their future.

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I’m having a rough go

I’m having a rough go

YACCtivist Ashley shares some details on her lifestyle as she deals with cancer.

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Positives of cancer

Positives of cancer

A big question from a friend: “Do you feel like you took anything positive away from your cancer journey?”

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Alone in a crowded room: How cancer impacted my relationships

Alone in a crowded room: How cancer impacted my relationships

Michaela had an amazing network of family and friends, but after her diagnosis, they weren’t able to offer the support she needed most. “The hardest part about cancer was feeling like I didn’t belong in a place where I once felt so at home.”

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The first of many lessons

The first of many lessons

As K. celebrates two years cancer-free, she reflects on how her twin babies gave her the motivation she needed to get through the toughest days.

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Music for all feelings

Music for all feelings

“When I find it hard to explain how I felt, I could use songs and lyrics to help me express the feeling I was trying to convey.”

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Don’t give up on yourself

Don’t give up on yourself

Nicole’s gusto for life faded when she was diagnosed with cancer, but she’s working on getting it back.

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Remission: Not all it’s cracked up to be

Remission: Not all it’s cracked up to be

“I am now three years into remission and I have not even fully unpacked my cancer remission bag. Every time I feel a lump, or something doesn’t feel right, I panic.”

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Motherhood and cancer

Motherhood and cancer

“We were supposed to be in newborn bliss and finding our way as a new family, not dealing with cancer.”

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What is in a year?

What is in a year?

Jay says after countless doctor visits, appointments, tests, and procedures, he’s starting to feel like he’s making strides into survivorship!

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Connection

Connection

“When I found YACC, I felt connected and like I matter. I started to believe in myself. I had finally found my home.”

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