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    Death of a cancer hero

    He died. Finally. He had been fighting for such a long time. Fighting hard. And he had always been so positive. So brave. A cancer hero, just the way we like them.

    I wonder why we want the victims to be heroes. What does it mean for us and what does it mean for them? Continue Reading

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    My diagnosis: Coping and hoping

    Coping was difficult though, especially when I went back to the grindstone after our holiday. As much as the trip had been a preparation for the practicalities of my future life as a chronic disease patient, it had been an escape. I was not only a cancer victim, I was also in the early stages of a pregnancy and I had no idea if I was going to be able to give birth to the baby. It was an intangible situation – I felt life and death were embracing me at the same time. Continue Reading

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