cW Slice of Life
Tamron Little was diagnosed with peritoneal mesothelioma at just 21 years old. Despite balancing new motherhood, an arduous cancer treatment schedule and a rollercoaster ride of emotions, it would take almost a decade post-treatment for Little to find the mental health resources she needed when first diagnosed. In this Slice of Life essay, Little reminds us to listen not only to our bodies, but also to our minds.
Part Three of Mandi Chambless’ “Tomorrow I’ll Know” finds Mandi at the doctor’s office — tense and anxious beyond belief, waiting for test results for her latest ovarian cancer screening. Could her biggest fear be coming true? Are her recent symptoms a result of cancer recurrence, or are her anxieties getting the best of her?
Part two of the cW Slice of Life essay series, Part Two of Mandi Chambless’ “Tomorrow I’ll Know” takes readers through her cancer journey, exploring the fears that seem insurmountable, the grief of losing sight of past selves and the anxieties of not knowing what is to come — emotions that are real, raw and deserving of recognition.
Lauren Lopriore learns that the cancer journey doesn’t end once treatment is over.
In this new series called cW: Slices of Life, check out the journeys of cancer warriors who are taking things day by day. Read on for the first in a three-part story titled “Tomorrow I’ll Know” by Mandi Chambless.
Bill C. Potts is a five-time cancer survivor. In our latest essay, Bill shares five invaluable lessons from his experiences with cancer.