Why This Blog?

Vulnerability is scary. To share my story, and the complex emotions intertwined with my journey, is daunting. When I started this blog during my recurrence in 2014, it served as a platform to update my community spread across the globe. It was also a form of therapeutic reflection. Over time, I didn't expect the impact …

Update: MRI is Stable!

Yesterday I started my first day of work, and today my MRI is stable! A great start to the week. Going into today’s appointments, I was worried. My concern didn’t stem from any physical symptoms, but the fact that there was so much good going on in my life (despite COVID-19): Graduating with my masters, …

Latest in Brain Tumor Treatments and Trials – CURETALKS

A month ago, I participated in a live radio show with CURETALKS about the latest in brain tumor treatments and trials. CURETALKS host, Priya Menon, moderated the segment that featured Dr. Nancy Ann Oberheim Bush from UCSF's Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. Along with my friend and patient advocate, Adam Hayden, I had the …

CURE Contributor: When Living with Brain Cancer, Life Doesn’t Always Go as Planned

This article was originally published in CURE Magazine. Click HERE to go to the publication. I am happy to share that I am now a regular contributor for CURE. This may mean that a lot of my writing (aside from medical updates) will get shared on CURE or another publication before landing on my blog. …