Mental Health and Self Care

As I've already mentioned, I see a therapist on a weekly basis. I felt it very necessary because cancer was sending me into a deep depression. Since May is Mental Health Awareness Month, I thought I'd just say a few things about mental health and self care - especially when dealing with an illness. I … Continue reading Mental Health and Self Care

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Round 1 – or not

Monday was supposed to be my first chemo appointment, but we discovered that my veins were just too small and wounded to handle the drugs. So they scheduled me to have a port inserted. What is a port you ask? Well a port, short for Port-a-Cath is a device that they implant under your skin … Continue reading Round 1 – or not

Change the Way You Look at Things, the Things You Look at Change

Such a great book! You should read it! So I've been trying to do little things to uplift my spirit. For instance, I've been going to meditation, something that I will definitely continue doing. I'm continuing to see my therapist. I've also been reading. I'm reading Wishes Fulfilled by Dr. Wayne Dyer and Dying to … Continue reading Change the Way You Look at Things, the Things You Look at Change

Depression is Really a Thing

“The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown” ― H.P. Lovecraft I spend a lot of time thinking. I have so many thoughts and so much constant chatter in my mind. I started meditating and I try to stay "present." But … Continue reading Depression is Really a Thing