Time: Making It Or Wasting It?

Time The one thing we all wish we had more of. It often seems like our time only decreases as we get older. When our husband has cancer, there is even more on our plate… more tasks and responsibilities demanding our time and attention. Our first response is just to add more to our list.Continue reading “Time: Making It Or Wasting It?”

How To Handle An Unknown Future

When cancer enters our life, all of a sudden all of our plans are thrown out the window. We enter this world of permanent uncertainty. We can’t even make new plans. That would mean we know how our husband would be doing in 3 weeks. We don’t even know how he’ll be doing in 3Continue reading “How To Handle An Unknown Future”

What To Do When He’s In Pain

What They Are Going Through Cancer treatments are painful. Often more painful than the disease. Chemo and radiation are some of the most common treatments and while there are all sorts of variations, a lot of times these treatments can leave them feeling nauseous, bloated, and exhausted. They lose their hair, even their eyebrows! QuiteContinue reading “What To Do When He’s In Pain”

Feeling Powerless

As a caregiver of someone with cancer, there are so many times we feel powerless. Sometimes it’s when they’re in pain from a recent treatment and there is nothing we can do to make it better. Sometimes it’s seeing the fear and anxiety on their face after hearing the results of a test or aContinue reading “Feeling Powerless”

Resentment

When your spouse has cancer it seems like life starts to revolve all around them. Conversations become about treatment and doctors appointments, new research and trials. Daily life is centered around how they are feeling that day, what they need help with or can’t do. The future becomes about them too. It becomes limited byContinue reading “Resentment”

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