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Angela A. on April 18, 2021
I was Diagnosed with:
Type and Description of Treatments:
How do you feel today?
Since the diagnosis, what has changed in your life?
Who the cancer left behind is not me. I
Stronger but in so many ways I'm weaker. I can barely eat now and I'm always in the bathroom. I'm just a shell of my former self
What is going well for you right now?
getting ready to begin a new career with a friend. Exciting.
What is not going well for you right now?
Never feel well
What has been the most challenging thing about having cancer?
trying to stay positive
When difficulties overwhelm you, where do you go for support?
friends and family are very supp
How have your long-term goals or life goals changed since diagnosis?
I try to live in the moment not so focused on the next day.
What is your work arrangement right now? What are your hours?
third shift part time
Since the diagnosis, what has changed in your work life?
I get much more tired than I used to
What has helped you continue to work the most?
What advice do you have for others trying to work through treatment?
try to stay positive and remember its just an illness that you will beat.
How have you dealt with any side effects of treatment?
live in bathroom and hate eating. Always nauseous
If "today's you" could give advice to "day-of-diagnosis you," what would you say?
you are stronger for this and you can survive anything