I write about a lot of things, but more often than not it’s pediatric cancer and what it means to hold gratitude and lament in the same clenched fist.

This is the heavy wait. Together it feels lighter. I am glad you are here.

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Philly Magic Gardens

Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens (PMG) is an immersive mixed media art environment, a space that is completely covered with mosaics. It was created by artist Isaiah Zagar who used handmade tiles, bottles, bicycle wheels, mirror, and international folk art. He used…

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Survival rates and percentage math.

When your child is diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia you hear that it’s the “good” cancer in that it’s EFS (event free survival) is upwards of 94%. And that helps you find some footing in the sinking sand because in…

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Car T Day +24: Family Reunion

Beaudin’s ANC is 2000. He has not had an ANC this high since January of 2019. Any cancer parent reading this understands, 2000 ANC is *high*. We’ve been trained for the last two years to watch this number closely and…

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A List of Gratitude and a Loathe of Grub Hub

I just spent 128 minutes on the customer service chat feature of the Grub Hub app trying to figure out why Joshua can’t access my account from his phone. I wouldn’t consider myself a technological wizard by any means, but…

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