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Archives for December 2022
Do you feel forgotten as a caregiver?
I feel so alone and forgotten in all of this. This is my 4th time as a cancer caregiver. I lost my fiancee 6 years ago this New Years Eve, and 10months later my mom had breast cancer and survived. Two months ago my present partner of 4 years was diagnosed with throat cancer. I suffer from PTSD from the horrid journey with…
Newbie seeking support
First of all, Merry Christmas! I just joined this site and I am a complete neophyte on social media. My wife was recently diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. Her prognosis is very positive - pending a few more test results - but I am struggling with how it has already impacted our relationship and our family. I'm scared…
Octriotide for a snowbird??
My dad gets octriotide injections every 2 months. When he is in Florida for the winter, he actually spends about $600 to travel back to Ohio to get the injections insisting that "my personal doctor needs to do them because they freeze and thaw and mix and...it's tricky". My girlfriend has been through breast cancer…
Looking for any kind of help
I am helping my mother, I'm her caregiver. We cohabit a home together, we have for years. Her journey started this time last year with non small cell carcinoma in her right lung. She underwent radiation for 6 weeks 5 times a week, she also has had chemo and immunotherapy. Then they found uretal cancer and had to remove it…