Taking Responsibility For Our Decisions

Decisions Made For Us Our lives are full of choices and decisions. We are making them constantly. We decide what to buy at the store, what to make for dinner, what time to get up, what doctor to see. These are just some of the decisions we make consciously.  There are a lot of otherContinue reading “Taking Responsibility For Our Decisions”

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?”

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 time 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”

Have You Put Your Life On Hold?

COVID-19 Changed Everything With this pandemic, you might be feeling like you are in a holding pattern. Most of our regular routines have been disrupted. Many things we can no longer do and others like work and school have been totally changed. For your spouse, certain treatments or a planned surgery may also be onContinue reading “Have You Put Your Life On Hold?”

Your Actions Effect Me Too!

Taking Care of Someone With Cancer If your husband has cancer and you are his caregiver, it can feel like a full time job. Most of your focus is on him and his health. When he is feeling fine, it’s such a relief. When he is in pain and feeling bad, it can be reallyContinue reading “Your Actions Effect Me Too!”

Running On Empty

Doing Too Much If you were like me, you were already super busy before cancer entered the picture. Work, raising kids, doing homework and shuttling to and from sports, taking care of the home, meals, shopping… Then a cancer diagnosis threw your already hectic life into chaos. When this happens, so many of us keepContinue reading “Running On Empty”

No Good Options

How to make decisions regarding our husband’s cancer treatment when there are no good options before us. As a cancer caregiver, you are constantly faced with decisions. This is just one of the many hats you wear. Having to always make decisions about what to do next can be exhausting. You probably feel tremendous pressureContinue reading “No Good Options”

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