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today is my cancerversary

Those of you who are keeping track know it’s my cancerversary today. Three years ago today I was called into a little exam room with my gastroenterologist, a heptologist, my parents, and a picture of a liver on the wall, … Continue reading

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ci vuole un fegato (it takes a liver)

I¬†occasionally¬†feature guest posts from family and friends who feel inclined to write about cancer. My youngest sister Paige, who is currently studying abroad in Florence, Italy, wrote a guest post for my cancerversary yesterday. You may remember her from her … Continue reading

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two years

I enter my cancerversary today feeling a lot less conflicted¬†than last year, more willing to celebrate, even. It has been quite an exciting year. Though I have spent cumulatively many days in cold, windowless waiting rooms and exam rooms this … Continue reading

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another year older and another year a liver

Before my birthday last year I unofficially decided that I should do something exciting and celebratory every year for my birthday. It doesn’t take much for me to get excited, so that didn’t seem like a tall order. I feel … Continue reading

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a year ago at this time…

I just wrote an anniversary–rather, cancerversary–post, but today I’ve hit another important milestone in my life as a liver. This one is perhaps more important than my date of diagnosis: today, it has been a year since my surgery. My … Continue reading

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i am a liver (three)

My other sister, Paige, wanted to contribute a guest post in honor of my cancerversary yesterday. On the bright side of cancer, I think it has made my sisters and I closer (if that’s possible) and it has also brought … Continue reading

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happy cancerversary

I’m finding it difficult to put into a word how I feel about today, the day that marks a year since I was diagnosed with cancer. I’m bewildered to find myself here. I was bewildered a year ago today, and … Continue reading

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cancerversary: postscript

I would also like to acknowledge someone who I find myself thinking about a lot. Someone who wasn’t as lucky as I am lucky to be able to write about all my feelings, happy and sad, on my cancerversary. I … Continue reading

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