Posts Tagged ‘exhaustion’

Reaching Your Breaking Point?

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I got an email last night from a cancer patient.  She asked that I not use her name.  So I’ll call her Mia.  She wanted me to pose a question to you: “The day I received my fourth diagnosis, I called my mother on the phone balling, crying. I could barely talk.  ‘How f***ing strong do I have...
September 11th, 2009 | Everything Changes | Read More

How I’m Coping With My Incurable Cancer

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Today’s post is longer than usual. I get great emails from people who have read my book Everything Changes. I thought I’d share this one with you and my response: Dear Kairol, You’re the only other person I’ve found with a tricky case of thyroid cancer with no cure. How did you deal...
July 1st, 2009 | Everything Changes | Read More

It’s All In Your Head

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Psychosomatic.  There I said the word.  Did you cringe?  I would think most young adult cancer survivors might.  Many of us had delayed diagnoses because our doctors thought we were hypochondriacs, too young for cancer, and it was all in our heads. Take for example Mary Ann Harvard, who is the...
May 22nd, 2009 | Everything Changes | Read More