What your friends with cancer want you to know (but are afraid to say)

“Image used with permission by Jen Lints Photography (hyperlinked) of Kara Tippetts. People with cancer are supposed to be heroic. We fight a disease that terrifies everyone. We are strong because we endure treatments that can feel worse than the actual malignancies. We are brave because our lab tests come back with news we don’t want to hear.  The reality of life with cancer is very different from the image we try to portray. Our fight is simply a willingness to go through treatment because, frankly, the alternative sucks. Strength? We endure pain and sickness for the chance to feel … Continue reading What your friends with cancer want you to know (but are afraid to say)