High school is awful under the best circumstances. When Isabell's swollen glands result in a diagnosis of lymphoma, ordinary concerns of homework and popularity give way to hospital visits and chemotherapy. The kids at school don't know how to react and send emotional cards and tasteless videos. Izzy's family tries to handle the upheaval while holding on to just a bit of normalcy. Izzy make her way through treatment not as a shining hero but as a regular kid.