[Wild Cozy Truth 26] Beating Cancer After Losing a Parent to It with Nora


Welcome back! We start with an essay on my experience being The Reluctant Soloist growing up. Then the Queen of Shitty Situations, my friend Nora, joins us after just completing her final round of chemotherapy. Life has really thrown her some curveballs in the last few years, losing a parent to cancer, seeing the other parent have a massive heart attack, then receiving a cancer diagnosis herself. Nora and I walk through all of it: the chemo experience, things they don’t tell you about cancer treatment (and what Sex & the City gets wrong about it), the impact it had on her marriage, including how her husband gave her a mohawk, and how we can support our friends and family when they’re faced with similar shitty situations.
Find Nora on Instagram @walkingwithleanora or on her blog: http://goodgriefgoodgravy.com
Listen to this episode using the player below, or find it on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, iHeartRadio, YouTube, or wherever you get your podcasts!

Get into the FBC loop.

Want to be the first to know when the Feminist Book Club subscription box is open for sign ups each month? Want to get a heads up on the book of the month before anyone else? Want to be on the VIP list for special offers and deals? Well, get on the list and you’ll be officially in the FBC loop!