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Suleika Jaouad (pronounced: su-lake-uh ja-wad) is a 24-year-old writer, motivational speaker and healthy living advocate. Suleika writes the weekly New York Times column "Life, Interrupted" about her journey with cancer as a young woman.

Suleika Jaouad (pronounced: su-lake-uh ja-wad) is a 24-year-old writer, motivational speaker and healthy living advocate. Suleika writes the weekly New York Times column "Life, Interrupted" about her journey with cancer as a young woman.

I love this blog. Wonderful, wonderful resource if you know anyone dealing with cancer.

Life, Interrupted: The 100 Day Project

I love this blog. Wonderful, wonderful resource if you know anyone dealing with cancer.

Life, Interrupted: Medical Bills, Insurance and Uncertainty - NYTimes.com

Life, Interrupted: Medical Bills, Insurance and Uncertainty

Life, Interrupted: Medical Bills, Insurance and Uncertainty - NYTimes.com

Life, Interrupted: Hurricanes and Cancer

Life, Interrupted: Hurricanes and Cancer

For cancer patients like me, and for others who suffer from chronic or life-threatening illnesses, natural disasters don’t put health on the back burner. In fact, disasters like this one only add another layer of concern.

Photos from Suleika Jaouad's Instagram account, documenting her journey.

Life, Interrupted: The 100 Day Project

Posting Your Cancer on FaceBook - In the world of social media, we are our own self-portraitists. Our digital identity is doctored to show the best version of our lives. (Maybe a more apt name for Facebook would have been “Best Face” book.) It’s not a new observation to point out the disparities between our online identities and our real selves, but for me, as a cancer patient, that gap has never felt larger.

Life, Interrupted: Posting Your Cancer on Facebook

Posting Your Cancer on FaceBook - In the world of social media, we are our own self-portraitists. Our digital identity is doctored to show the best version of our lives. (Maybe a more apt name for Facebook would have been “Best Face” book.) It’s not a new observation to point out the disparities between our online identities and our real selves, but for me, as a cancer patient, that gap has never felt larger.

Life, Interrupted: A blog by a young woman that chronicles her battle with cancer in her 20s.

Life, Interrupted: The 100 Day Project

Life, Interrupted: A blog by a young woman that chronicles her battle with cancer in her 20s.

Life, Interrupted: Changed by Cancer  Perspectives on dealing with any life changing situation.

Life, Interrupted: Changed by Cancer

Life, Interrupted: Changed by Cancer Perspectives on dealing with any life changing situation.

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