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If You Kill Yourself, We Can’t Watch Heathers Together
Dear JJ, It was Tuesday when I found out, 2:26pm to be precise. “Can you call me ASAP?” the Twitter DM read. Of course it was Twitter.
New Year, Same Pandemic, and Maybe Cancer
2022 is here, and with it, another year of the pandemic. Betty White’s dead, and there’s a possibility my cancer is active again. Fuuuuck.
People say your loved ones live in your heart. You hear that a lot after someone dies. This kind of response doesn't necessarily have a religious meaning to it. Personally, I never found scripture helpful in dealing with death. But I absolutely believe that our loved ones do live inside of us after their physical form is gone.
The Collective Loneliness of Cancer
When someone faces cancer, they are told many things by medical professionals and loved ones. The one thing no one tells you about living with cancer is the intrinsic loneliness that comes diagnosis.