The emotional fallout of cancer takes a heavy toll. Experiencing your feelings in your own way, at your own pace, can be a challenge.
Cancer hit me with guilt the moment it came into my life. Even now, six years later, it's still part of my cancer experience.
Sharing your pain is scary, but leaning in to therapy was the best thing I did to heal emotionally from cancer.
Mending from cancer and its treatment takes time. It's not always easy to let your body set the pace for recovery.
"[W]e need never be ashamed of our tears ..." - Charles Dickens One of the things I've come to accept about myself is that I cry easily. What hasn’t come easily is crying in front of other people. During the diagnostic and treatment phases of cancer, I usually clamped down my tears. As a mother, [...]
Getting a cancer diagnosis pulls the rug out from under your life. It's a struggle to give up expectations and learn to accept the unknown.
It's isolating to have cancer. Making a connection with someone who understands makes all the difference.
There's a list of things we're supposed to do as good patients. And then, there's the reality of living with cancer and doing the best we can.