This is 35

December 14, 2018 | Danielle | Cancer Survivorship, Faith | 0

“How does it feel to turn 35 years old!?” friends asked me across a conference room table earlier this week. They’re new friends, people I’ve met over the past year through work. People who’ve not lived the past 18 years by my side as I’ve survived colon cancer (although people who would have undoubtedly rushed…

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Long Overdue Health Update

July 11, 2017 | Danielle | Cancer Survivorship | 0

Sometimes I sit so comfortably in cancer survivorship that I forget to write health updates. I think that’s normal. Oftentimes when we’re sick, we’re diligent to update friends and family when we’re in the thick of treatment and surgery. People are praying. Cooks are cooking. Friends are offering to do everything from errands to laundry…

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16 Candles (on my cancer survivor cake)

January 23, 2017 | Danielle | Cancer Survivorship | 2

If I could travel back in time and offer a cancer survivor some words of encouragement – the 17-year-old standing in the back of the library who had just been told she had colon cancer, it would be this: Look up. Breathe. Exhale. Seek. Repeat. And then I’d add in some of this as we sit…

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