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Lisa Bonchek Adams

Lisa Bonchek Adams, Tweeting Cancer and Loneliness

Francesca Kaplan Grossman | Posted 03.18.2014 | Women
Francesca Kaplan Grossman

I imagine Lisa Bonchek Adams is sharing her experience in an effort to be less lonely. To share the pain (and also the beauty) that human suffering offers us.

In Times of Pain, Illness, Suffering, and Dying, 'That Which Is Shareable Is Bearable'

BJ Gallagher | Posted 03.18.2014 | Media
BJ Gallagher

As writers themselves, you'd think that the Kellers would appreciate the power of writing as a process for understanding life and coming to terms with painful experiences. Writing is a powerful way of connecting with others. Writing helps us reach inward -- and upward -- to find the holy, the numinous, the transcendent.

There Is No Gentle Death for A Mother

Allison Tate | Posted 03.16.2014 | Parents
Allison Tate

Lisa Bonchek Adams is not "live tweeting her terminal illness." She is live tweeting her LIFE -- much the same way the rest of us who use social media do -- which includes grief, loss, and yes, terminal illness.

What the Kellers Forgot to Say About Lisa Adams and Cancer

Lacy Crawford | Posted 03.16.2014 | Women
Lacy Crawford

Smart cultural observers will consider what happens to empathy when human beings learn intimate and heartbreaking things about one another, but never come close to meeting face-to-face. Can we suffer with someone we don't actually know?

Jason Linkins

Fancy Newspaper Columnists Aggrieved Cancer Patient Is Getting Attention On Twitter

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Well, we're less than two weeks into the new year and we've already got an early contender for the 2014 "Piece You're Glad You Weren't Dumb Enough To ...

Lisa Belkin

The Problem With Criticizing A Woman Who Documents Her Cancer Treatment Online

HuffingtonPost.com | Lisa Belkin | Posted 01.25.2014 | Women

For years, Lisa Bonchek Adams has, very publicly, chronicled her breast cancer treatment on the internet. On Wednesday, Guardian reporter Emma Gilb...