Not only does cancer affect your health, it affects your whole way of life. It is overwhelming at first – health worries, financial worries, ‘what will the rest of my life be like’ worries! There’s so much information to take in & everything seems to be thrown into madness mode. Advertisements
While you’re in hospital, the same four walls can be very, very boring. Sometimes, it’s nice to make future plans & give yourself something to look forward to – they don’t have to be big or extravagant, just organising a get-together with friends can give you a focus. Or if you’re too tired, ask someone else to … More Looking Ahead | Cancer Advice
Although there seems to be a lot of people around at times like this, it is easy to feel isolated as very few people will know how you are really feeling. Relatives & friends will inevitably worry about you. Because you’re not looking like your usual self, they may not believe you when you say you’re … More Feeling Alone | Cancer Advice
Your appearance can change dramatically while you are going through treatment. It can be a shock when you look in the mirror & see a version of you that you’re not used to – but don’t freak out! It can be a perfect excuse to experiment with all kinds of looks!
It’s natural to be anxious when your world is suddenly shaken up by a cancer diagnosis and your future looks uncertain. To calm anxiety upon diagnosis: While there is usually SO much information to take in at first, it is worth writing down as much as you can remember from the first meeting. Keep a … More Dealing With Cancer Anxiety | Cancer Advice
It’s like one day you’re just living your life in a haze of teenage emotions. Wandering the streets of your hometown aimlessly with your best friend. Getting caught up in adolescent arguments and then suddenly, you have a feeling that something is gonna change your life for good.