Are My Words Appropriate?
Some people get upset when the words, “fight” and “battle” are used to describe the struggle with cancer. So, here’s my question. Should I try to refrain from using these words in my website because, apparently, this offends some people?
Continue reading “Cancer – Battle? / Fight?”
Life Still Wants To Live
I hope you will read the poem Through Sleeping Trees before reading my comments.
Continue reading “Through Sleeping Trees – Author’s Comments”
A Personal Journey
A diagnosis of cancer may feel like waking up on a dangerous, inhospitable island and discovering that you are completely alone. Alone, that is, except for the very hungry predators that peruse you. Whether the diagnosis is yours or someone you love, the questions, anxiety and struggle may become overwhelming.
To me, cancer is a very insidious disease. It often grows quietly in the background spreading its damage. It is only when symptoms finally emerge, sometimes very baffling symptoms, that we become aware of a very unwelcome revelation. Cancer. Continue reading “Cancer and Hope”
Cancer treatments – chemotherapy
A friend is currently undergoing chemotherapy treatment for their diagnosis of cancer. Their experience has reminded me of some things that I have not thought about in a while.
Continue reading “What to Expect With Chemotherapy”