Sharing your pain is scary, but leaning in to therapy was the best thing I did to heal emotionally from cancer.
The triumph can't be had without the struggle. Wilma Rudolph In the five years since my cancer diagnosis, I've struggled with a lot. At first I struggled alone with loneliness, anger, survivor's guilt, fear, body image and grief. Even though I had supportive friends and family, no one really understood what I was going through. It took some time but, eventually, [...]
This week we’ve been blessed with many new WWGN members, mostly due to the guest post I wrote for Cure Magazine. (Right now the iconic Girl Scout song: “Make new friends and keep the old, one is silver and the other’s gold,” is playing in my head. Because not everyone has been here from the very beginning, I though […]
For small creatures such as we, the vastness is bearable only through love. Carl Sagan The greatest gift of WWGN for me is my interaction with you. Sharing our stories tears down, brick by brick, the emotional wall we inevitably hit on our cancer journey. A WWGN reader left a powerful comment that eloquently sums [...]
Number one, like yourself. Number two, you have to eat healthy. And number three, you've got to squeeze your buns. That's my formula. Richard Simmons After cancer treatments and surgeries, our bodies are definitely changed. Where there once was health and vigor, there is now scarring, tightness, soreness and weakness. While it certainly takes time to [...]