Entries by Cissy White

Cancer, COVID, and Change

“There’s something to be said for not being a patient,” one of my doctors said. “It feels so good,” I said during our telemedicine appointment, “to be away from the hospital for eight weeks in a row.” It’s the longest hospital break I’ve had since being diagnosed with cancer last summer. Before mid-March, I’d been […]

In this moment

“Is there a pressure to be positive all the time?” my friend Kathy asked. It’s a good question. I said, “No,” and then “Yes,” and added in a “Maybe.” But it’s not a simple yes, no, or maybe. It’s actually Yes-No-Maybe all at the same time. My kid is on Facebook and so is my […]