When I woke up this morning, the first thing I did was look in the mirror. I did the same thing yesterday and quite possibly every single day since I was diagnosed. Vanity? Hardly. Rather, I am making sure that my face is still symmetrical. You see – this tumor grows and impedes many cranial … Continue reading Chapter 4: Face your fears
A few days ago I went into my previous place of work, a residential care facility, to visit an old colleague. Soon after arriving, I look down the hall to see one of the fragile elderly patients fall to the ground. Having worked there for over 5 years, my immediate reaction was to go towards … Continue reading Chapter 3: Help
When you receive a call and hear the words "the doctor wants to see you ASAP" - you know that can't be good. Although I only had to wait two days for this appointment, it was extremely hard to stay calm. When the day had come, I think I found myself pacing back and forth … Continue reading Chapter 2: Diagnosis
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