"This leads me to another piece of advice - don’t be afraid to have a conversation with your doctor. Don’t be embarrassed to speak up about something you’re uncomfortable with or disagree with. "
"Returning to my favorite hobbies - yoga and circus aerials - has been so healing. Getting married and making long term plans is healing too. There’s the fear that making plans is arrogant, we survivors all have the same fears, we know too well what could go wrong. But I try to tell myself that a recurrence will be just as devastating no matter what I do, so I might as well keep on like it’s not going to happen. "