Desperate or Genius? Learn How This Young Woman Stuck It to Cancer


Options for entertainment when bedridden in a hospital are slim, to say the least, and things were no different for Shell. Dreams are only as good as their ability to be chased — and trapped as she was in the hospital, Shell was (at least for the moment) unable to pursue hers.

To make matters worse, Shell found herself battling with mental illness — her anxiety was “through the roof.” Of her terrifying bouts of paralysis, Shell explained, “it feels like you’re locked in your body.”