Too Sexy For Cancer

Chemotherapy 101

When my oncologist told me that I would need eight chemo treatments I was actually kind of relieved. It seemed like most other Hodgkin’s Lymphoma patients that I had talked to needed at least twelve treatments, so I felt like I was getting off pretty easy. I didn’t know what to expect from chemotherapy. I […]

Welcome, You’ve Got Cancer!

I remember feeling the left side of my neck one day and thinking “Well, those are new” I had three small bumps under my skin that were all relatively close to each other. I assumed they were my lymph nodes but thought it was strange that they were swollen since I wasn’t sick. I had […]

One wig. Two wig. Red wig. Blue wig.

Ah, wig shopping. This will probably wind up being the only fun thing cancer has to offer me. It was 10:30am on a snowy Saturday morning. My favorite gay couple was in town, so I invited them to come along with my mother and me to try on some new hair. I wasn’t sure how […]

Nothing Says Valentine’s Day Like A Little Sperm Donation

After being diagnosed with cancer I had so many questions running through my head. My largest concern was how chemotherapy would affect my body. So many cancer patients rush into treatment without even considering the long term affects of how absorbing what is essentially mustard gas will affect them later on in life. Fertility was […]