I always had a list of places I would love to see. Who doesn’t?!?!? A list I thought to have all the time in the world to get to:
(lol I of course still want to go to all these places)
After a few months of processing a life with a terminal illness, it changed my perspective. Time doesn’t wait for you. One day you wake up and your life can be completely changed. I know my time will speed by; just like before we know it we will be wishing everyone a happy new years!
After months of traveling and thanking life for another amazing memory, my bucket list has changed:
A few items I want to do are:
Outside of the fact I want to experience as many memories while I physically can but getting away is sometimes the only time i’m forced to stop stressing about everything on my mind. I always have a lot rushing through my mind between my health, typical life struggles (bills, cleaning, cooking, life…), work and now making time to live. Balancing all aspects of life was manageable before cancer but its much harder now trying to balance MBC and all its lovely side effects.
Vacations are the time I can truly be free. Exploring new experiences is what keeps me reaching forward!
Caitlyn Sheridan is an artist born in New Haven, CT. Her photography focus is street photography, portraiture and abstract architectural scenery. Themes explored within her art include day to day struggle, contrasts in wealth inequality, and moments of vulnerability induced by daily human survival. She produced these videos in an effort to bring awareness to metastatic breast cancer in honor of Larissa Podermanski.