The Hardest Stories To Share Are Always Your Own


I hope my story helps bring positivity and encouragement to other cancer patients; especially ones as young as me.

The hardest stories to share are always your own, and this has definitely been the most challenging for me so far.

Last fall, I was given the opportunity of a lifetime to work, live and travel internationally for 4 months in Europe. While this was the most amazing experience of my life, it was also one of the scariest. On November 27th, 2018, I was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, stage 4 while in Switzerland.

Although this has changed my life forever and put things on pause, I am so blessed to have made such amazing friends, who I now call family, in Switzerland and to have such a strong support system of family and friends waiting for me to get home.

I am now four out of six chemotherapy treatments in and on my way to being cancer free!

Through sharing my experience I hope this will bring further awareness to this incredibly “unfortunate” type of cancer that is most common in young adults – especially women.




  • Ontario
  • Adult


  • Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Primary Treatment

  • Chemotherapy

Primary Cancer Center

  • Other


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