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There are No Secrets Here

There are No Secrets Here

Greg Gilbert discusses a very uncomfortable secret about being diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. It turns out life is messier than we could have ever imagined.

That time I thought I had a slight cancer

That time I thought I had a slight cancer

It’s a drag waiting for cancer test results when you’re stuck up a mountain in Spain. No amount of olives can detract from how slow time becomes but it helps if someone writes a song about you.

#staceysobs (yet again)

#staceysobs (yet again)

Crying in public is just part of the job description when you are a cancer carer. It is often seen as a sign of weakness but letting out the tears – wherever and on whoever – is my way of staying sane.

Strangers in the Night

Strangers in the Night

Sometimes strangers on a screen are the best people to reveal your darkest fears to. A love letter to the Internet and the connections that it can create. However, once you start looking for others in pain, you can’t control what you will see.


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