September 20, 2019

Cancer may be the trauma that keeps on giving, but life is a gift. I get scared because I want to live; but if fear cripples me, I’m not really living.

January 17, 2018

Last summer it occurred to me that PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) might apply to cancer survivors, looked it up, and sure enough – whammo – it’s a thing.

It seems trite to compare a medical issue, even one as bad as cancer, with the PTSD of a war veteran who can...

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About Brad Thiessen

After my third cancer experience, my emotional and spiritual survival depended on finding hope and meaning in the face of a diagnosis that is statistically fatal and sure to recur. I came out of it seeking hope and meaning in the face of an uncertain future.

     As this blog develops, I hope to not just share and investigate from my own life, but also give voice to what others have learned on the journey. Learn more of my story and the Proof of Life projects.

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