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Living With It

is this real life?
is this real life?

My Plastic Surgeon Made My Post-Cancer Breasts Two Sizes Too Small

“This has never happened to me before,” he says.
Lindsay Jean Thomson
1.4.18
You're Smarter Than That
You're Smarter Than That

How to Tell the Difference Between a Bad Headache and a Brain Tumor

Relax. It's probably not time to put your affairs in order just yet.
Joanne Spataro
1.4.18
mental health
mental health

I Named My Anxiety in Order to Tame It

It’s like talking back to the thoughts in a patronizing way—with an eye roll instead of my full attention.
Eva Recinos
12.27.17
is this real life?
is this real life?

My Cancer Doctor Suggested I Order a Vagina Egg

He went full-on Goop on me.
Lindsay Jean Thomson
12.26.17
pain
pain

The Family That Doesn't Feel Pain

Their genes could lead to treatment options for people with chronic pain.
Shayla Love
12.21.17
is this real life?
is this real life?

Cancer Doesn’t Make Me a Victim

I danced at the edge and came back stronger, and happier. So I'm good, thanks.
Lindsay Jean Thomson
12.13.17
We Asked
We Asked

This Is What it's Like to Be Pregnant After an Eating Disorder

I had spent more than 17 years trying to not gain weight, so pregnancy was the scariest time in my life.
Caroline Shannon-Karasik
12.11.17
is this real life?
is this real life?

There’s No Such Thing as ‘Healthy’ or ‘Sick’ After You’ve Had Cancer

When my oncologist finally gets back to me, she swiftly crushes my idea of remission.
Lindsay Jean Thomson
12.11.17
On Edge
On Edge

This Is What ‘Self-Care’ Looks Like When You Have a Mental Illness

Singer Shamir Bailey, who has bipolar disorder, breaks down the difference between indulgence and self-preservation.
Shamir Bailey
12.8.17
Parental Advisory
Parental Advisory

This Extreme Form of Morning Sickness Is Stumping Doctors​

The kind of sour-sick that made its way into my aching muscles and my brain, regenerating again every time I tried to eat or drink.
Laura Dorwart
12.7.17
On Edge
On Edge

A Year On Edge

Welcome to On Edge, a series about the stress we're all experiencing right now, and how to live with it.
Ankita Rao
Rajul Punjabi
12.4.17
Living With It
Living With It

Colleges Need to Do More to Support Students With Cancer

A pamphlet is not going to cut it.
Shelby Hartman
11.30.17