Naz recalls pretending that everything was normal on the day of her diagnosis, and being unsure about her treatment plan. She felt as though she was too young to make such big decisions about her life. However, she began telling […]
Mackenzie describes how her treatment makes her feel toxic. She didn’t know anyone who she could talk to about her upcoming treatments. Mackenzie fears that her cancer will come back, and feels a lot of doubt surrounding her future.
Karla remembers her diagnosis, and recalls being shocked and scared. She needed help doing most things in her daily life, but this was upsetting as she was a teenager and wanted to gain independence. Karla knows how important it was […]
Jo discusses how she took on her “tough” identity, until she started losing her hair, which made her feel very separate and different compared to other people her age. She lost most of her friends from school, making her feel […]
Isaiah remembers volunteering at the circus just before his diagnosis. He decided that he wouldn’t let his cancer beat him. Isaiah doesn’t want his cancer to have changed his life forever, and knows he has to keep fighting.
Brittany recalls when she was first diagnosed, and how people her age asked her if she was dying. She doesn’t know when she will be able to return to normal life, but is generally feeling positive