As my illness has progressed, formerly dear friends have gone absolutely MIA.
The "Girls" creator seems incapable of being part of a collective movement without trying to be its face.
Breaking down what it's like when people don't believe your condition is real.
I choose to see cancer as a chronic condition. It's something I need to deal with every day. It calls on strengths I never knew that I had. But I don't want to elevate it to some kind of noble calling. At the same time, there's no question it has changed my life and changed the purpose of my life.