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On The Third Floor Again

To the ladies on the third floor: I’m the one you don’t want to ...

A Letter to the Kids

Dear Children of Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients, Hello. My name is Amanda and when ...

A Dash of Grace

When I was approached about writing a piece for The Underbelly, I was a ...

Sh*t Happens. Then You Die.

Shit happens.  Cancer fucking sucks.  We are all going to die. The weird thing about ...

Will I Still Be Me?

Ready for Life Consider if you will, that you are 25 years old. You’re ...

Hear My Voice, Please

*co-written with Susan Rahn. Advocacy /noun/: The act or process of supporting a cause or ...

Facing Death

There are many circumstances one hopes never to experience. No one wants to get ...

Faking It Again

I was scared enough when diagnosed with Stage 1 breast cancer. Although there was ...