Hope for You Teens
My name is Sarah and I wanted to share my story with you. I’m 25 (yes I’m an old lady, I know) and I was diagnosed with ALL 20 years ago when I was five. I was in the hospital for five weeks undergoing chemo, and steriods, and other meds. I got my port and went back school and wanted to go back to the hospital. I was diagnosed in 1990 and people were very ignorant about cancer back then. I went through three more years of chemo, steriods, bone-marrow biopsies, spinal taps, and blood tests. I have learning disabilities and fine-motor dysfunction and went to a special ed school from 7th-12th grade but, I graduated from college last year and I want to go to grad school for Student Affairs, to work with college students. I’m sure you guys are questioning “is there life after cancer?”. Yes there is. You can still go to college, you can live your life.
Hugs to all you brave teens out,