Similar frustration

My friend posted an article about cancer patients that are bombarded with ‘easy answers’ and ‘insensitive advice’.  Steven Thrasher the author shared his sister’s experience with cancer.  https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/mar/26/do-not-tell-cancer-patients-cures-they-could-be-doing She fought for 15 years before the cancer beat her.  He shares how people advised her to drink juice, do yoga, be cheerful and many other less…

Trauma inspired art

I started working at a university art department before I had cancer.  I took a drawing class that semester.  I was given special permission to miss more than 3 days of class.  Thankfully a fellow student was willing to come to my house and tell me what was happening in class.  However, I didn’t take…