Person on left biting nails in fear and person on right has arm around person on left to comfort

It's Okay to Be Scared

We are encouraged to feel many amazing and empowering feelings from the moment we are diagnosed. We are told to be strong, keep fighting, keep our heads up, keep smiling, don't worry. But no one allows us to face our fear and even gives us permission to feel those feelings!

A champion in this fight

Listen, this journey is not easy; at times, it won't just be scary but terrifying. It is absolutely okay to be scared! You are still a champion in this fight!

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