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Love in the Time of Cancer and Computers
Graduate student; cancer thriver; Co-Founder Occupy Big Food
Creating an online dating profile is awkward. Creating one when you have cancer? That is just another level of strange. And I almost did not go at the last second, when my nerves, and probably my grasp on reality, took hold of me.
When I Realized That Cancer Could Kill Me
Cancer veteran, labor organizer, dog lover
I am not in control. My oncologist is not in control. Cancer controls my schedule. No one else. And cancer decided to fucking remind me that these days are not mine to plan. These days are only mine to appreciate and take the most pleasure and joy from as possible.
Illness and Relationships: Diving In
Writer in LA, www.kelly-bergin.com
There's no manual for dating with chronic illness -- there's no easy way to integrate your sick universe with the healthy without causing friction. You
feel the friction. You
be angry. But bravery is forging ahead anyway.
Young Diagnosis, Grown-Up Conversation
Writer, The Redhead Report
When we started dating I assured him that cancer was five years in my past, something I only thought about during my annual MRI that proved my tumor was still dead. But cancer survivors know the threat is always still there.
My Cancerously Single Life
H. Alan Scott
Writer, Comedian, Cat Owner
In the rom-com of life, I'm free, I'm single and I'm happy (cue saxophone music), even though I have this horrible new quirky best friend called "Cancer."
Too Young for This: Delivering My Uncle's Eulogy
Social Entrepreneur / Patient Advocate
Cancer gave my Uncle Wit the freedom to be open, expressive, emotive, talkative and connected to those he has always loved deeply.
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