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Kate Sievers
Kate Sievers is a survivor of Hodgkin's Lymphoma, and has been cancer-free for 6 years (and counting!). She currently serves on the Alumni Leadership Council for The SAMFund, where she has been a member since 2010. She is a graduate of Columbia College Chicago, and currently working as a graphic/web designer. She loves being near the ocean. Photography is her favorite hobby. She is expecting twins in June, 2014. She also blogs on the side as well, at You can reach her at

Entries by Kate Sievers

Not Worried This Time

(0) Comments | Posted December 18, 2013 | 5:10 PM

I think this is the first time ever that I have not worried about my upcoming appointment with my oncologist. Ever since I found out that I was pregnant, my life changed. I thought I knew the purpose of life after my experience with cancer -- but what I am...

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Organic Life Post-Treatment

(0) Comments | Posted October 8, 2013 | 7:42 PM

I've learned many things post-cancer. Some things I've been doing right, but there are some of the things I've been doing have been wrong this whole time.

Recently, I met someone who is very inspirational in regard to food. Some people don't understand the importance of food in the cancer...

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I Don't Know How to Be Anything But a Patient

(0) Comments | Posted August 14, 2013 | 11:42 AM

I was the patient. I was the sick one. I was the one who could've died. I was the one who had the chemo, the surgery, the radiation -- and I was okay with that.

I don't know how to be anything else.

I never once thought...

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Finding My Niche, Post Cancer

(0) Comments | Posted May 28, 2013 | 12:23 PM

I was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma, stage 2A with bulky mediastonal disease, when I was 22. Luckily, I have been cancer-free for five years and counting. Treatment took almost a year, about nine months of ABVD chemotherapy, plus one continuous month of radiation. It was hands down the hardest battle...

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