I’m So Over This!

Your husband may be the one with cancer, but you deserve love and compassion as well. You probably have an ideal image of how you should be as the wife of someone with cancer. It surely includes being strong, loving, caring, and understanding. The reality is that while you are all of those things, youContinue reading “I’m So Over This!”

Medically Single?

Are you still married, but because of your husband’s cancer, its like you are a single parent? Single Working Parent… How Did This Happen? You’ve become a single parent, or at least that’s what it feels like. You are still married, but because of your husband’s cancer, for periods of time it’s like you areContinue reading “Medically Single?”

50/50 Life

Cancer will bring pain and misery, but accepting that this is just part of life’s contrast will bring us some peace. Expecting Life To Always Be Good Somehow we grow up expecting that we should always feel good.  Don’t cry, we are taught as kids. Or just “be happy.” However, this false narrative has setContinue reading “50/50 Life”

Some Days Are Just Going To Suck, and That’s OK

A year ago this month, here is what I wrote on caringbridge.org for my friends and family: The realization set in that we are going to have to go through the whole cancer process again. We did that two years ago with his arm and right now it seems overwhelming to have to go throughContinue reading “Some Days Are Just Going To Suck, and That’s OK”

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