Cancer: What to Do or Say.

Questions image credit: Google

After my oncologist told me I was an extremely healthy individual—with cancer, I asked, “How did I get this?” “How long have I had it?” He said, “We just don’t know. The best thing you can do is move on from here.” That was so helpful for me to hear. I knew it already, but to hear it from my oncologist gave me peace. There was no blame. Just the facts, ma’am (and with cancer, there’s lots of gray area.)

I frequently see the phrase, “Stupid cancer”on blogs, tweets and shirts. Cancer’s not stupid but some questions about it are. Some folks are sleep walking through life. They don’t set out to be rude or pry into your personal affairs, but—wow do some of them miss the mark! If someone asks you “How’d you get this?” or in metaphysical circles, “What did you do to create…

View original post 351 more words

Advertisements

Author: Cancer Curmudgeon

Oct 2010 diagnosed with Stage 3, HER2+ Breast Cancer. Completed treatment Jan 2012. Waaaaaay over pink. Applying punk rock sensibility to how I do cancer.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s