Tag Archives: cancer patients

Am I a survivor? Or is there a better word?

So I was having dinner the other night with 2 friends who are young cancer survivors like me and we were talking about the label “survivor”.  We don’t like it. We really have never felt comfortable calling ourselves that. And when does that actually take effect? After diagnosis? chemo? surgery? done with active treatment completely? [...]

Real Hair Wigs for Cancer Patients

The truth about wigs “Real” wigs are hot, heavy, expensive and need to be cleaned every couple of days.  You want the synthetic ones- they don’t need to be washed often, they are light and breathable and can be styled easily and hold their style. I was surprised when I found this out- I always [...]