“I’ve learned that while cancer really took everything my job, where I was living it look a lot, but what its given me the joy of life, the ability to enjoy life as fully as I can, I could not be more blessed in that arena,” says ovarian cancer survivor Robyn Smith.
When she moved to Denver, Smith didn’t know many people and her work required her to travel often. So, when she was diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer, she didn’t have much of a support system to help her through treatment. According to Smith, the friends she did have distanced themselves from her after the diagnosis, and one friend who visited her in the hospital never visited again after seeing her.Read More
“It’s amazing how things turn into what you need, you actually get,” Smith says.