Sometimes I wonder if God kept me alive through brain cancer because I'm the only human being in my household who knows how to change a toilet paper roll...
This pictures best reflects what it feels like to have a normal life with brain cancer without being defined by cancer. The following one represents what most days are like: Thanks Free Photo Library for saying it best! Sometimes words aren’t enough!
I've been blogging less for a while now because I'm not really feeling inspirational and because I've been having panic attacks, maybe PTSD. I'm not even sure which came first-slowing my writing or the attacks, but I think they're related because now I realize that writing was bringing my issues forward and probably would've helped … Continue reading Brain Cancer Panic Attacks
Happy 4-year Cancerversary to me. There is no emoticon for how I feel, the ocean says it best. Thank you, fellow bloggers who have helped me on my journey. 🌺.
Sometimes life-events are so shocking or overwhelming that people react differently than they normal would. This change can be valid, and even necessary at the time, but when things heal or settle, there can come a time when safety mode is no longer effective, and can even be counter productive. That's where I am.
This is an honest assessment of my capabilities following brain cancer and surgery and an example of how I continue to strive to be my best.
I haven't published anything for a while but I have been writing. I found that writing is like therapy for me, especially since I now have some minor memory challenges and words that don't come to mind immediately, but manage to get there over time. At first it was enough to just write. I started … Continue reading Blogging Boundaries
My mission is to use my experience, perspective, actions, and words to help others and make the world a better place, despite the fact that horrible things continue to exist. I want to take what was trying to hurt me and use that power to help others, as I also heal myself. I want the … Continue reading Lahla’s Mission Statement
Hi! I go by LahLa. I am a brain cancer survivor living life after emergency-mode. I’ve gone through everything you hear about, finding out you have cancer, surgery, treatment, making plans, getting help, being unconscious, and so on. I may refer back to that... Shit, it may COME back to that! But for now, I’d … Continue reading Meet LahLa and My Brain Cancer Free-ish Everyday Life Perspective
When I was diagnosed with brain cancer, my plan was immediate- to put myself on the most likely, most successful path to recover from surgery and cancer, stay positive, and enjoy life with the ones I love. As much as people talk about medicine and hospitals, I wasn’t worried about that. I felt confident that … Continue reading Guilty. Brain Cancer Attacked Me, But Surviving it Attacked My Family