“You often hear of songwriters that they write their best songs if they are unhappy, well, I finally get what they mean by that. Being happy is great, however, it does not give you a lot of inspiration to write big literary pieces. The muse rather chooses her hosts among the ones that hang somewhere in the emotional gutter. Thus: finally it is a good sign that I write less.”

‘Cancer Chick’ keeps an online blog on her experience of breast cancer. Her blog was analyzed for our study on how women give words to their experiences of breast cancer and its treatment.