On December 21, 2006 I began my cancer journey. On that day I never thought I would survive nor how I would change my thinking about what I thought about Cancer. After a routine mammogram, which was followed by a biopsy, I received a call...

Dear Diary, I’m graduating next week!!! I am super excited, nervous, anxious, and all of the above lol. It’s been a long hard four years. I’ve lost a couple of friends and made some even better ones. I tell you nothing was worst than my junior...

She remembers teaching her how to ride a bike, how so very proud of her daughter she was when she finally got the hang of it. She doesn’t blame the system for taking her away; she knows it’s for the best.  She can’t look after her...

His family calls him the ‘Sick one’. Throughout his life, they ridiculed him; they tolerated his ‘episodes’ and even at times tried to get help for him.  Now they have given up on him, they are ashamed and embarrassed and don’t include him in the family...

If you look closely, his scars tell his story. He grew up an air force brat.  His home life was regimented but his parents were loving and compassionate.  They couldn’t understand why he started to cut himself, they did everything they could to help, but nothing...

This was never supposed to be his life, they were so close to retirement and they had plans to travel but she got sick and died.  Losing her was something he never thought of, he thought she would always be there.  The pain was unimaginable;...

Mornings come early and he is thankful he has another day to call his own.  His home is a tarp hidden away sheltering him from the cold night air.   He wakes, stretches and assesses his surroundings.  His body aching from sleeping on a bed made...

When she was a little girl, she had dreams.  She wanted to be an actress, to see her name in the lights.  She would look at her self in the mirror and practise posing and speaking lines from her favourite movies. Now she poses for someone...

As a dancer, there was so much pressure to be thin, she heard it everywhere and it was pointed out to everyone. So she learned, she learned how to purge, she learned to count every calorie, she learned to not care about the taste of...

The salty smell of the hot dog stand fills the air and reminds him that he hasn’t eaten that day.  He makes his way to a few of his favourite garbage cans hoping he will find something to fill his belly when suddenly, he notices...