Jessica

YOU are the hero

YOU Are the Hero

Deciding to share my story more widely with you all has been one of the most revolutionary steps I have taken, and one of the best decisions I’ve made in my life. It does take courage to be vulnerable, but it has brought me so much joy to be contacted[...]
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Complementary therapy revolutionized my healing journey

Complementary therapies revolutionized my healing journey

I have written previously about my wellbeing journey, how I took an active role in my medical treatments, and how my overall experience has changed my perspective on community. The week of tests scans to reach my diagnosis was the worst week of my life. The first tests indicated that[...]
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How a routine doctor visit saved my life

My head was buzzing as I walked out of the doctor’s office that day. I felt completely disoriented and confused, and as I sat in my car listening to the engine, I realized I didn’t even know where I was going. I felt like my body was foreign to me,[...]
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The importance of community in healing journeys

The day before I started treatment, I went to the office to attend a meeting I had scheduled to tell my team what was happening. I had been receiving messages from team members and colleagues asking why I had cancelled a trip to Australia and was working from home, and[...]
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How an aggressive cancer unleashed my inner hero

Imagine that one day you are driving to a routine doctor checkup in your car, with the window down, long hair blowing, listening to the Rolling Stones’ “Time is on My Side,” humming along, and thinking about what you are going to make for dinner for your kids. Imagine that[...]
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