When you have kids, you want to protect them from all the evils of the world. You monitor their friends, their screen time and do what ever you think may rob them of their childhood innocence. I remember my parents trying to hide my cousin’s death, but I could see from their body language and whispers that something was wrong. Now I understand why they were doing it.
Ok how many other people are sick of this term? Did the word even exist before the Morgan Freeman movie? I understand getting a diagnosis like cancer is a rude awakening that life is fragile, but wasn’t it true before the diagnosis? I also understand you may want to do some of the thing you may been waiting on doing but that’s call living. Continue reading
I was recently reading a book, and the author called “Cancer”, the worst word in the English language. Not to take away from crappinest of cancer, but there are worst diseases out there. To name a few Multiple Sclerosis, Cystic Fibrosis, & ALS. At least with cancer there are constant new treatments coming out, there isn’t much for the above. Continue reading
I have been doing this blog, ohhhhh about a month and a half now and the experience has been a great anthropology lesson for me. As I mentioned from the very first blog this was not a cancer blog. It’s a blog about our lives and cancer being the unwelcome third wheel. Now don’t get me wrong, lung cancer support and awareness was one of the main objectives of this blog but not the only one. I didn’t feel right about blogging about Molly’s medical updates as I was not the patient. I was however the caregiver and her cancer very much affected me. My favorite bloggers were Lisa and Tori both LC patients so I started my blog with a same witty humor without so much about cancer.