Be the Boss Over Cancer

by Lynn D. on August 28, 2007
I was Diagnosed with:
Breast cancer stage II
Date of Diagnosis:
February 23, 2007
Employment Status:
Type and Description of Treatments:
2 surgeries, chemo, radiation, hormone therapy
How do you feel today?

still tired and nauseated from chemo

Since the diagnosis, what has changed in your life?

I’m more empathetic and patient.

What is going well for you right now?

Looking forward to the end of treatment!

What is not going well for you right now?

Money is in crisis mode and I hate being tired.

What has been the most challenging thing about having cancer?

The most challenging thing has been being so helpless and lonely.

When difficulties overwhelm you, where do you go for support?

? I’ve been handling it by myself mostly. My support group was disappointing and I do have anger issues about it.

How have your long-term goals or life goals changed since diagnosis?

? I will try to make the most of each day and be selfish enough to love my work and leisure time.