Category Archives: "Your Cancer Fighting Journey"
Some of the most common side effects to occur when you’re going through chemotherapy are those that affect your hands and feet. These can be particularly problematic because we use our hands and feet all day long, so any pain or discomfort becomes super noticeable. My dad had an extreme case of a side effect
It’s one of the biggest concerns for a lot of people facing a cancer diagnosis-will I lose my hair? When I was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s disease at 16 years old, my doctor told me I would lose my hair, and I was devastated. I got it cut short, and I remember feeling like I was
While you’re going through cancer treatments like chemotherapy and radiation, you may feel you have your hands full just keeping your head above water. As you struggle to deal with side effects and maintain everything else in your life, you’re liable to wind up feeling spent, worn down, and depressed. In Chapter 8 of my
Though your doctors may be mainly concerned with how cancer affects your physical body, you need to know that cancer also greatly affects your emotional self. During treatment, you may experience a large range of emotions, from elation to depression and relief to despair and more. You may have people around you encouraging you to