The Roles We Play.

Tonight is the night before our 13th wedding anniversary. 15 years together as the ‘home team’. Just days ago was Jeff’s birthday, another first I’ve experienced since he’s been gone. I am no longer a wife and partner. No longer am I a cancer caregiver. As I reflect on our marriage and the cancer experience…

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My Appointment with Worry

When you live with someone battling cancer – you worry. You worry about treatment options, doctor appointments, getting things done, creating little moments of normal, seeing your loved one sick…there are times the worries seem endless. Thoughts pop while I’m driving, hiking with the dogs, working, even sitting outside enjoying a few minutes of solo […]

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10 Must-Haves To Survive Cancer Treatment

When the nurse puts on a hazmat suit to administer chemotherapy – you know it’s toxic. Ask anyone who has gone through chemotherapy and they’ll tell you they wouldn’t wish it on their worst enemy. Whether a friend, co-worker or loved one’s treatment plan includes surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, hormone treatment, etc., there are several must-haves […]

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