Articles by Amanda Jones

I Didn’t Lose My Hair to Cancer, But I Cut it Off Anyway

Survivor’s guilt is real. If you’ve been following my story on Northshore Parent, then you know that I was diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ in November. I’ve traveled a long road since then – appointments, tests, needles – all leading to a February mastectomy with reconstruction with tissue from…


{It Happened to Me} I Have Breast Cancer

Throughout your teens and twenties, it’s pretty easy to live in a suspended reality – one where you never get old or need to spend much time thinking about 401Ks, mammograms, or renewing your license. You don’t need me to tell you: that ends.Emily Weiss I have breast cancer. I’m…