Author:

Dana Pounds

Healing

My Inner Sunflower

By on August 22, 2017

It’s 1990. I’m riding in the passenger seat of my dad’s tiny sports car on the way back to my boarding school, Choate, for my senior year of high…

Healing

Healing from the Inside Out

By on July 18, 2017

At top: My current wheels – better suited for the cats.

It has been five weeks since I have officially stopped wearing my leg. Five weeks since I have returned…

Cancer Survivor

The Bend in the River

By on June 21, 2017

So, I think it is safe to say that we all know I have been struggling with my mobility. And I mean more than just a little bit, and…

Healing

Returning to Port

By on April 12, 2017

My life has changed forever because of cancer. I have lost my leg. My uterus. My ovaries. My appendix. Part of my colon. My mother and father. At times,…

Cancer Survivor

Stuck in the Body Shop

By on March 6, 2017

It’s March, and spring is here – a time for all living creatures to awaken from their winter slumber and begin the laborious task of growth. Renewal. A fresh…