Lifestyle support for young adult cancer and long term illness

patients, survivors, and caregivers

Welcome to Lacuna Loft!  Thank you so much for stopping by! Here at Lacuna Loft, we strive to provide you with resources and ideas on managing your life as a young adult in crisis. Whether you have cancer, a longterm illness, or are a caregiver for someone, we want to help empower you to live a vibrant life no matter what obstacles are in your day-to-day life. YOU ARE WELCOME HERE! Learning to deal with a lifestyle that needs to be slower than your typical young adult bustling day-to-day isn’t always easy and Lacuna Loft wants to help.

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    Being On A Budget With Cancer

    Let’s get real people.  Cancer is expensive!  Have no fear though…there is still a way to enjoy life and...

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    Improving Emotional Support In Cancer Care

    A piece that I wrote for I Had Cancer’s blog recently is about improving emotional support in cancer care,...

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    Workin’ It Out

    I know Mallory has referenced what her self-care post-cancer looks like, and going for long walks with her 2...

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    Have A Super Weekend!

    Another week has flown by!  Do you have any fun plans this weekend?  I am in St. Louis talking...

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    Doorways to Arkomo Review & Giveaway!

    When Jacqueline Dooley contacted Lacuna Loft about her new book, Doorways to Arkomo, I was really excited to read it....

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    Learning To Trust Yourself Again

    Learning to trust myself again after having cancer was hard for me.  I didn’t enjoy needing to worry about self-care...

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    My Cancer Survivor Tattoo Is Finished!

    Who knew that googling cancer survivor tattoos resulted in so many tattoos!  Some of them are your pretty standard...

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    Indestructible

    I still remember the day my boyfriend told me he was Superman. I was lying on the floor of...

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    Have A Terrific Weekend!

    Has the weather changed to more fall-like in your home town?  Not here!  But hopefully someone is enjoying cooler...

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    End To Summer Goals, Setting Fall Goals

    Summer is almost gone and the fall is quickly approaching!  Setting goals, whether you are dealing with a long...

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    Emotions of YA Cancer Survivors, Part I: Guilt

    Recently I met a fellow young adult cancer survivor whom I will call Tara. Tara is about halfway through...

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    Being Darn Tough

    The summer is almost gone!  Summer goals are wrapping up (we will revisit those) and school is starting.  Much...

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