Monday, April 26, 2010

Does Cancer Make You Strong?

Does Cancer Make You Strong?

"I think it is great to honor cancer patients and recognize the challenges we face. But don’t call me strong when I have no other choice. It discounts the many nights that I sobbed alone into my pillow and felt cowardice in every inch of my body. … One of the best byproducts of my cancer is that it has helped me befriend weakness. I no longer think of weakness as a negative term. In fact, I’m pretty damn proud that I can let myself feel scared and vulnerable. After all, cancer is scary business."

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1 comment:

POD said...

This is beautiful. I may have to steal/use it.