Life After Lymphoma: A Young Warrior’s Guide to Recovery – a Column by Michelle Raphaella Fredman
Michelle is a writer, teacher, and self-proclaimed travel addict hailing from Cape Town, South Africa. In December 2015, she was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma — she then relapsed in October 2018. Enduring cancer at a young age was both an eye-opening and life-changing experience which in time became the catalyst to start writing and sharing her journey with the world, in the hope of helping others facing similar challenges. Her favorite pastimes include reading books, practicing yoga, being in the ocean, exploring the world, and documenting the myriad beauties of everyday life.
Back to work and back to reality, right? Right. Except when your reality involves a distressing cancer diagnosis, months of debilitating treatment, and a substantial number of residual emotional ... Read more