Category Archives: Mental effects of cancer

Now my family know. Telling people is emotional.

There are posts further down about the kinds of worry and feelings that surround telling people. So I won’t say too much – Just that I had wanted to spare my family the worry and sadness but I couldn’t really … Continue reading

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swollen sore boob checked 1 week after lumpectomy

One week after the lumpectomy and it’s been good and bad. nursing a sore boob can get to you and with all the psychological stress on top …it can be hard at times. Worrying about what’s going on inside…is it … Continue reading

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Underestimating how hard Cancer is for the mind to deal with.

Cancer finds the bullshit in your life and makes you sort it out. Cancer also makes you face stuff and makes you SUPER STRONG! Perhaps in a oner – I should say It forces you to face your own mortality. … Continue reading

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Mri scan

Help ma boab.  Help my boob even. Mri for breast cancer is hellish.  The sound of things hammering like a fog horn   by your ears. .. The pain and discomfort of lying in that position for 20 mins being injected … Continue reading

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Telling people… some experiences.

Ok im going to be matter of fact here. Ok after you’ve got the diagnosis. .. It will dawn on you that telling people is a huge,huge¬†deal.¬† But if you are going through shock it is harder to make sense … Continue reading

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