Big Cancer Hook-up special guest: Christopher ChowFebruary 6, 2015
Christopher Chow | Stittsville, ON
Diagnosed with Stage 2B diffuse large b-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma at 30
Chris is a freelance industrial and graphic designer who is currently working in Class Action Services as a claims evaluator. He also enjoys movies, TV, games, books, the Internet—basically anything that him procrastinate from the things he should be doing.
He says survivor’s guilt, work and cancer, and changing friendship dynamics are some of the biggest issues he’s had to deal with.
Chris will celebrate four years of remission on March 16, 2015.
Current Treatment Status: In remission. It will be 4 years remission on March 16, 2015.
Attended: Retreat Yourself Alberta 2012; Retreat Yourself Ontario 2014 (peer supporter); Retreat Yourself Adventure 2013; Survivor Conference 2011, 2012, 2014 (and 2015… fingers crossed); Big Cancer Hook-up 2014, Localife Ottawa (leader)
Words of wisdom:
“If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.” – Orson Welles
Which superpower would you like to have?
I would choose the power to control all forms of energy.
What was your favourite/most memorable project/event/experience at YACC?
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