In my last post I asked you whether survivor support groups have been helpful to you. Thanks so much to those of you who shared your experience, responding even though the comment section of my blog was hidden. (Oops! It’s now fixed.) By far, your favorite things about support groups are that you meet people… Read More »
Are support groups helpful after cancer?
You’ve probably been there. It’s that moment when you realize that try as they might, your family and friends don’t fully get what you’ve been through. You wish you could talk to someone who really understands why you’re not feeling “normal”, even if you look it. Or why you can’t just shake the anxiety… Read More »
You spoke. I listened.
I recently polled my peeps, asking what they wish someone had told them about life after cancer. Holy cow! Their answers covered every aspect of life as a survivor. Here’s a sample: “I wish I’d known how tired I’d be for years afterward.” (No reason you shouldn’t have been warned about that one. It’s cancer’s… Read More »
Healing the Financial Side Effects of Cancer, Part 2
In my last post, we started a conversation about healing cancer’s sometimes devastating financial side effects. I told you a story about how $2,000 showed up, seemingly out of the blue, for my project that’s helping special kids’ dreams come true. It wouldn’t be surprising if some of you thought “Yeah right. She got lucky.… Read More »
Healing the Financial Side Effects of Cancer
Something fantastic just happened through me. This month I’m helping make special kids’ dreams come true by walking the Camino de Santiago, the ancient pilgrimage route across northern Spain. I set up a GoFundMe site, and put out the word as widely as I knew how. The first few days, nothing happened. Part of me… Read More »
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