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Jill Foer Hirsch

Jill Foer Hirsch is a three year breast cancer survivor. After documenting her journey on CaringBridge, she was inspired to leave her longtime corporate career and pursue freelance writing full time. She is authoring a humorous book about her breast cancer experience and also writes everything from business proposals and marketing materials to her just-for-fun blog, “Universal Musings”.

My Own Silver Linings Playbook: Laughing at My Cancer

When dealing with a serious condition, humor can help.

I don’t take offense when people call me wacky, offbeat or different. I can’t deny that I find humor in unlikely places. But was cancer really a laughing matter? Well sure, when it was my cancer. Of course I was scared. Yes I held my breath waiting for the results of pathology reports […]

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