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.
Tag: test anxiety
Test Anxiety & Why I Love the Sisterhood
Today I drove myself to the breast center for a mammogram and ultrasound of my left breast. There was no drama caused by a horrible technician, like the first time I went for a mammogram after my mastectomy. Everyone was professional, pleasant and sensitive. No, this time the drama was raging inside my head. I [...]
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The Survivor’s Nest
Coming out of Cancer Depression: Giving Back by Supporting Others Helps Me Heal Too
We’ve all been there – wounded by the anxiety of testing, shocked by the diagnosis, disabled by the surgeries and treatments, so ridden with cancer fatigue that we barely function. We keep going with the support of others, but we have nothing to give. The best I could muster to express the undying gratitude I [...]