"I find that almost anything makes me happy now: watching a bird, saying hello to a server in my favorite coffee shop, listening to sounds of a nearby creek, washing the dishes."
"At Hope Lodge people understand and support each other because they're all going through the exact same thing. They share their treatments, and how they're getting through problems, and they become family."
"I felt there was a purpose behind everything I went through. I felt everything had happened for a reason. I went through stages questioning why this happened to me - why me? But when I saw there was hope from my story, I was moved."