Uli describes what his health condition is. He is now happy and enjoying life, after he met others his age who have been through similar experiences. Before, he felt isolated and alone, as no one could understand what he was […]
Steven talks about how he felt isolated, as his friends and people his age could not understand his experience. He missed out on his teenage life, and found it difficult to make friends in the hospital. However, he bonded with […]
Michelle wanted to feel like a teenager, as she was diagnosed even before she started high school. She missed out on all the activities her friends were doing, making her feel isolated.
Katherine remembers people not being as involved with her after she left the hospital the first time. She felt isolated from her friends, who were able to be social and go out more often. Katherine attends a post-treatment group where […]
Christina had roommates during her treatments in hospital, who she watched TV with, which helped distract her. She felt isolated as her friends were doing fun teenage things. Now, however, she has gained a new perspective on life and is […]
Caitlin recalls her friends not believing that she had cancer, and that they did not have a very good reaction. Caitlin was isolated from her friends, and began feeling angry towards her situation. After this, she changed her angry or […]