Me Versus the Treadmill

Me Versus the Treadmill

I would describe myself as an active, energetic person. I enjoy spending time outdoors, exercising, and exploring the city of Boston. During the months leading up to my cancer diagnosis, I was training for a triathlon. When I was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma,...
Cancer is Boring: What to do During Chemotherapy

Cancer is Boring: What to do During Chemotherapy

Cancer is boring. There, I said it. Chemotherapy is literally the most monotonous, boring activity I have ever faced. It’s almost too easy to get caught in a depressed state, frustrated by your lack of energy and ability to do anything remotely interesting. Small...
How to Deal With the BOREDOM of Treatments

How to Deal With the BOREDOM of Treatments

The goddamn tick tick tick of the machines had me going CRAZY. The more I laid in bed with chemo dripping into my veins, the more observant I became. I would hear every single thing that happened in my room. I would count footsteps, I would count to 100 and back just...