written by Susan Thogerson MaasWhen I was diagnosed with breast cancer, I began doing what came natural to me--writing about it. At first I wrote in my private journal. Then it occurred to me that perhaps by keeping a blog journal of my experiences, I could provide encouragement and hope to others who find themselves on a similar journey. Please feel free to join me here and share what you have learned through the physical, emotional, and spiritual experience that is called cancer.
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Last time I saw my oncologist was on a warm, sunny day—or at least it should have been, being in July. I don’t really remember. Last Friday I was scheduled to see him again. Because the only opening that worked … Continue reading
One very important aspect of cancer recovery is being able to express your fears, pains and anxiety. Going through cancer is no easy task, but it definitely helps to have someone who understands what you are going through to talk … Continue reading
Looking perfect? What does that mean to me after cancer surgery and radiation? Continue reading
The week after radiation ended, I took a business trip to San Antonio. During treatment, I had been concerned that I would be fatigued and unable to fully participate in the training. That was not the case. Much to my delight … Continue reading
The last few leaves cling to winter trees, and I am reminded of a story I once read, and of hope that clings to God even when life is dark. Continue reading
This is my daily routine as I go for radiation therapy, a routine I hope will bring healing. Continue reading