It’s often difficult to take care of our own health when our partner has cancer. However, self-care is critical for caregivers and this post shows you how to prioritize it.
When are partner gets cancer and we become an unexpected caregiver, a lot of our old habits don’t serve us any longer. We need new skills, new habits to face this new challenge in our life. Learn the 4 key habits to build your resilience when your partner has cancer.
Do you think that because you are caregiving, you need to put your life on hold? Don’t fall into this type of thinking! This post will give you 5 reasons you need to set goals for yourself as a caregiver.
Sometimes we are happy when his is sad. Or vice versa. It can feel very unsettling, especially when one person is fighting cancer. Self judgement and “acting” happy are not the answer. You can be honest with yourself and your partner about how you feel.
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”
You walk in the door after grocery shopping and diligently wash your hands. You face a pile of dishes on the counter, the house needs to be picked up, there are bills to be paid and the trash needs to be taken out. Oh, and your partner has several more medications they need to takeContinue reading “Overwhelm”