Surviving by a tube

Surviving by a tube

Treatment sucks. Cancer slowly takes away so many little pleasures in life, which can make it a chore to stay positive. As a child, this is only exacerbated as it feels like your entire identity gets dismantled. From school to friends, food to being carefree, everything gets sacrificed on the road to recovery. For me, one of the biggest causes of many sacrifices was my catheter. In the first week of my diagnosis, both of my arms were completely bruised from all the injections and blood draws. To prevent my veins from totally collapsing after a month, my doctors surgically...

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