RADIATION THERAPY- My experience

RADIATION THERAPY- My experience

After undergoing IV chemotherapy for 6 months, which was one of the most challenging experiences physically I have ever endured, radiation felt like a walk in the park. The fear is present though, we’ve all googled radiation and we know the ‘negative effects’ it can have on us right? So making the decision to have it can be tough for some.
WHAT NOT TO SAY TO SOMEONE WHO HAS CANCER

WHAT NOT TO SAY TO SOMEONE WHO HAS CANCER

You really need to ‘read the room’. Most people just want to be heard, not given advice. They want understanding and empathy, they may not want a positive spin on everything. Yet some might. They need their feelings and emotions validated. Yet there is no rule book on how to best do this with any given individual based on their needs in that specific moment in time.

ACCEPTING A CANCER DIAGNOSIS

ACCEPTING A CANCER DIAGNOSIS

  • When you're diagnosed with cancer, you have a choice. The choice to identify as the victim and wallow in the ‘why did this happen to me’, or you can allow yourself to feel that, but not remain in that state.