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I DON'T HAVE TIME FOR CANCER

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I don't have time for cancer.   (Actually my hus ba nd  reminds me that I don't ha ve active cancer- it's in remission so I will re-phrase that... )       The treatments I am undergoing are terribly inconvenient right now. I simply do not have time to be sick.   The lives of my children and the exciting things   happening in my family distract me from  dwelling on the incredibly steep mountain that I have been climbing .  The school projects,  wrestling practices, tournaments,  and  School activities.   The family business,... and plans for the future keep me too busy to dwell too much on the never-ending cycle of chemotherapy and fatigue, steroid bursts of energy followed by draining crashes, and exhausting side effects.       I used to feel sorry for myself that I had to get a rare  cancer usually found in older men.   That I had to deal with all of this while still raising a family.   Now I am realizing that my situation actually   helps me to fight harder,   to st