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
Many if not most people consider having cancer as a battle. Let’s consider how this can make people feel as well as who’s actually in the ring in the fight against cancer.