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the journal

from both sides now

the journal

Thoughts and musings from the intersection of personal and professional experience in breast cancer land.

I never really wanted to make my work about breast cancer. Not exclusively. I fought it for a long time, the idea of tying too much of my identity up in a disease that people are terrified of. I didn’t want to be “the cancer chick”. But here I am. And I’ve realized it’s right […]

It turns out that living through a global pandemic and hearing the words “you have breast cancer” aren’t that different. Today I spent the morning staring at the screen. The same screen I have been seeing for the last S-I-X-T-E-E-N days. I refreshed. I logged out and back in. I tried going through different links […]