Panic, fear of death, stress, anxiety, a sense of isolation and depression are common cancer emotions.
Now that I am no longer living the daily trauma of hearing “You’ve got cancer,” I find myself more curious about the “How” of it than “Why me?” I’ve always been fascinated by the mysteries of science. And to satiate that curiosity, I have amassed a collection of partially read and even less-partially understood books… Continue reading From the First to the Last
Founder, Cynthia Hayes, talks about the emotional impact of cancer and how TheBigOrdeal can help. Interviewed live by Melanie Young, host of Fearless Fabulous You! on the Women 4 Women Network, IHeartRadio.com, Cynthia shares patient and caregiver stories, research insights and advice on how to cope. And she shares her motivation for starting TheBigOrdeal.
Reframing the experience helps put cancer in its place.
Loss is an intrinsic part of the cancer experience, bringing with it, heartache and sorrow.
As Billy Joel says, "It's All About Soul."
With humor and loving support, Charlotte learned she was stronger than she had imagined.
Metaphors shape our conversation and emotions around cancer.
Denial, and the quiet support of those he loves, helped Tony cope with three cancer scares.
When cancer becomes chronic, coping becomes a habit.
A scary name keeps us from getting the support we need and deserve.
Coping with cancer is hard enough, but we have to deal with the high cost of treatment too.
Cancer is never a walk in the woods, but like bush-whacking, we make our own paths and prepare for the next adventure.
How do you take care of everyone else when your own needs are so great?
I may be slow, but I’m beating cancer.
Anthony 's focus on his son helps him cope with the loss of his wife after so little time.
For Fatima, a cancer diagnosis changed her sense of everything in a matter of hours.
Understanding the recipe for cancer can shed some light on the question we all want answered.
When her husband was diagnosed with glioblastoma, Audrey went into high gear to make his limited time the best it could be.