After disappearing from this blog for some time, I lay out my goals moving forward with testicular cancer awareness and ABSOT.
Category: Post-Cancer Life
Six Years Ago
Six years ago, I stared testicular cancer in the face. Nowadays, life is much different (and I mean more than the whole being down one ball thing).
First Descents: Out Living (and Surfing) It
First Descents provides outdoor adventure experiences for young adults with cancer and illnesses. I had to chance to go on the Santa Cruz surfing trip.
Five Blogging Tips In Five Years of Blogging
After five years of cancer blogging, I share my tips and pick my favorite posts over the past twelve months and what I’ve learned.
Five Years Ago: A Poem of Reflection
For five years, I’ve been a Uniballer. On the anniversary of my orchiectomy, I wax poetically on the changes in my life over the past year.
My Five Year Scan: The End of an Era
Nearly five years after my testicular cancer diagnosis, I have yet another CT scan. The good news: It’s clean. The bittersweet news: It’s the end of an era.
ABSOT Gets Savvy
I’m finally out of elementary school. I’m starting a new job with Savvy Coop, a patient-owned company to change healthcare by valuing the patient voice.
Another Milestone in My Mental Health Journey
I recently completed tapering off my antidepressants after having been on them for over three years. I’m pleased to report it was a smooth process.
A Normal Scan in an Abnormal Year
2020 can best be described as an abnormal year. Nonetheless, I received my normal report after my fourth annual post-cancer scan: still in remission.
Four Years of ABSOT
As we encounter the four year mark on starting this blog, I look back at my favorite posts over the past twelve months and what I’ve learned.