"Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness." Desmond Tutu.
As a teenager, I would long to be older, always wishing I could do all the things I was too young to do. I wanted to turn eighteen, leave high school behind, head to college and finally get away from the constant, watchful eyes of my parents. Then, after I turned eighteen, I couldn’t [...]
"So, does that mean, it's cancer?" That was the question I found myself asking, during my first post-operative appointment with my neurosurgeon. The only way to fully determine whether a tumor is "benign" or cancerous is to undergo hours of complex surgery, involving your skull being sawed open and your brain being cut into to [...]
Two and a half years ago, I took this photo while sitting on Maya Beach in the Phi Phi Islands on my honeymoon in Thailand. At that point, I was living a pretty damn perfect life. I was married to the love of my life. I had amazing family and friends. I had a challenging, [...]