What does it mean to survive cancer? Here’s a thought or two. (Inspired by the Daily Prompt: Survive) … More I Will Survive!
When people first talk to someone who has been diagnosed with cancer, they often ask “What were your symptoms?” which can be received as an intrusive question and one that brings up all kinds of emotions, particularly fear, anger and sadness. … More Between Denial and Paranoia
The small intestine is not the large intestine is not the colon. But what’s the difference? Read here to find out more! … More The Small Intestine is Not the Colon!
Making your home look stylish is nice, but tending to your own interior–your emotions–is the most important thing you can do during your or your loved one’s cancer treatment. Bring on the interior decorator–aka your therapist! … More Interior (Daily Prompt)
If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, you may very well end up staying in the hospital at some point, whether it’s for surgery or another treatment that requires an overnight stay. For many people, this may be ther fist time you’ve stayed in a hospital since you were born or gave birth! For my husband, … More Preparing for the Hospital Stay
Many parents dread or even avoid sharing the news (diagnosis) with their kids. While trying to shield your child from bad news might seem like a good idea at the time, it deprives your child of some of cancer’s most important gifts. … More Sharing the News with your Kids
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?