It started happening all of a sudden. People started asking me questions about this whole cancer experience to try to understand and figure out how to help others in their lives that were affected by cancer somehow. I guess they wanted some first-hand info from someone that had been through it. Everyone seems to have a personal connection to cancer with somebody in their lives. So many of us simply don’t really know much about it. Sure you hear about it and hear the words cancer, chemo, radiation, pathology and so on but how many really know what all that stuff is?
|Alex & 1 - Fall 2011|
|Perfect Day - Larose Forest, Winter 2013|
I really had no interest in a support group because that’s just not really my thing. I didn’t want to share in a big group. I also didn’t want to hear all of the issues that they might be dealing with because that was not going to make me feel better. However, talking to someone that had been in my position and had made it through to the other side would definitely be much more my thing. These people have experience and could explain what to expect, offer some advice, and maybe explain what they would have done differently. That’s the kind of stuff I would have liked to know.
So, if I could be that person for someone else then I would certainly make myself available should anyone want to ask questions. Little did I know how many others there would be in the coming years that would ask me about my breast cancer experience.
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