I Have a Chunk of My Thigh that is Permanently Sewed into My Mouth

Source: Adobe

When I was diagnosed with tongue cancer, I had a lot of other things going on in my life that were upsetting. I had just separated from from my wife weeks before and I was also a stay at home dad for 8 months with my 2 year old daughter.

Just weeks before noticing a white blister on my tongue that wouldn’t go away, I found myself all alone in my…

--

--

--

Antenna reporting for duty. chadjshaffer72@gmail.com

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

It’s been almost six years since I was diagnosed with cancer… and I still have days when it haunts…

Who’s caring for the health caregivers?

Better Lives with Care.Wallet: Pneumonia in the Philippines

Paramedics’ Plight

Omicron — Symptoms and Best ways to prevent it (2022)

Omicron - Symptoms and Best ways to prevent it (2022)

The Latest: Kids showing rare symptoms

https://t.co/0wLfjYTiOq

Care Work is a Profession, and it is not ‘Low Skilled’.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Chad J. Shaffer

Chad J. Shaffer

Antenna reporting for duty. chadjshaffer72@gmail.com

More from Medium

Aim For Balance

Msers — Don’t Let Your Guard Down After The Uncomfortable Summer Months | Winter Precautions Can…

Color photo of a glass of raspberry juice, a couple of fresh raspberries and just picked, Echinacea blooms, on a table.

Discipline Isn’t All That You Need

No Sugar Challenge — Day 0