Social Media: @jennalynn410
Thyroid Cancer Survivor; Caregiver to mother, who passed away from breast cancer
Twist on Cancer: My Twist on Cancer can be summed up in one word: celebration. Cancer has always been a very dark cloud for me. I hid from my cancer because it always made people sad and uncomfortable. Ever since my mom passed away, people speak of her mostly in a somber and sad way because they always feel bad for me. I have been on a mental-health journey now for five years and I am in a place of peace with both my cancer and also the trauma of my mom passing. Twist Out Cancer has brought me a breath of fresh air. I have found a place that I can celebrate my journey and life, and also celebrate my mother’s legacy. It has brought me relief and has finally allowed me to talk about my experience without feeling pity and sadness. I will forever be grateful for Melissa, my Artist and now friend, and also this amazing opportunity.