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.
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.
For almost 18 wonderful years, I've had the privilege of building a close relationship with my daughter. Whether in person, or by phone or text, we like to talk about everything and anything. Today she texted me to say how much she missed her friend who just transferred to another school. She was "lonely" and [...]