Written By Melanie, Young Adult Survivor
I was newly engaged and looking forward to marrying the man of my dreams when I was suddenly diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. 707 more words
Before the dust of the great Armenian Genocide of 1915 had settled, Armenians suffered yet another mass murder, this one farther east. In 1918 Turkish Ottoman soldiers occupied the city of Khoy (in Armenian, 288 more words
They carried the sky. The whole atmosphere, they carried it, the humidity […] all of it, they carried gravity.
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I remember darkness, grayness. I remember haze…
I am my own worst enemy.
Forgiving myself is by far the hardest thing I have ever attempted. I know that I am not unique in this; I know that many of us struggle desperately to cease the destructive cycle of merciless self-criticism and self-hatred that comes from making mistakes.564 more words