How I started to look beyond the pain of infertility

April 25, 2018 | Danielle | Cancer Survivorship | 1

I deeply struggled to accept the pain of infertility – zero chance of becoming pregnant – after my hysterectomy. Not quite 30 years old, I’d elected to go under the knife. Two cases of colorectal cancer were enough, and I didn’t want a third. Although I hadn’t received the "official" diagnosis yet, doctors suspected I…

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When the Joke’s Not Funny

April 1, 2017 | Danielle | Cancer Survivorship | 0

My favorite joke of April Fool’s Day occurred when a friend changed his birthday on Facebook to April 1 and his news feed filled up with sentiments that should have occurred in July. People eventually caught on and everyone watching had a good laugh. After all, laughing is good for us; it’s even medicinal at…

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