Surviving Cancer is a tough trip. After the treatment is done, before the next tests, there will always be the worry that the cancer will come back. There will be the worry that a new one will soon reveal its ugly form. After all, the body betrayed itself once.
Then, after all the dust has settled and friends and family have disappeared back into their own lives, the long term effects of treatment settle into roost. Fatigue. Fatigue and more fatigue. So common. So very hard to deal with. Chemo brain. Peripheral neuropathy. Feeling fragile. Being fragile. Reality. Then there is the huge financial upheavals.
Maybe a visit to the Caring Hearts Support Group at Kaseman in Albuquerque is in order. This group embodies what human spirit is all about. A group sharing a common experience, meeting for a late lunch, a presentation by a medical oncology specialist, time for talking. People who understand your issues and are willing to help. Be brave come for a visit.
Caring Hearts Support Group meets in six week blocks. This block started last Thursday. On Thursday, 2:30-4. Lunch is served at 2 and included. The Cancer Center at Kaseman. Open to all cancer patients. Call Eric at 505-559-8761 for more info.