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For Me, 'New Normal' Means...

The New Normal Issue, Vol 2, Issue 3

For our next issue, we are wondering what 'new normal' means to you. It's a phrase we hear a lot after a life-changing event, but what is it exactly? For Wildfire editor, April, life after breast cancer means: short, purple hair (!), a daily prosthetic breast, stubborn weight-gain, and infertility from early menopause...

What tops your "new normal" list?

Answers to this question will be printed in the New Normal issue of Wildfire to be published on or around August 30th. If we choose to print your story, you'll receive a complimentary 12-month subscription to Wildfire. Deadline for submissions is midnight on July 10, 2017. 

Please submit your story using the following form. Note that printed answers may be edited slightly for length. We look forward to hearing from you!

Name (last name is optional)
Name (last name is optional)
This is optional, but please include at least one piece of geography info if you can.
If you have been diagnosed more than once you can enter your age for those subsequent diagnoses below.
Diagnosis Details: Stage *
Diagnosis Details: Specifics *
Diagnosis Details: More Specifics (optional)
Use this space to include your age and diagnosis details if you were diagnosed with breast cancer more than once.
Keep your answers to 300 words to avoid editing for length.

Thank you so much!