Labeling jars, labeling photos, labeling people: labels help us organize and make sense of our world. But they can also be dangerous when applied to people. They can limit options and cause the person (including oneself) to conform to the label. … More Label
What does normal mean to you? Having cancer means examining your normal while getting used to a new temporary normal and finally, finding a way to live fully in your new post-cancer normal.
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Scan days introduce more anxiety into your week. Hug your children and pet your dog a little more on those days! … More Scan Day
You’re going to have to make a lot of big decisions. It’ll help if you if your oncologist is not only smart, but knows how to talk and listen. … More To Chemo or not to Chemo?
A cancer diagnosis jolts you, but you become accustomed to your treatment routine and when it’s complete, it slowly dawns on you life never returns to normal–it bounces forward to a new normal. … More The New Normal