When you envision a “typical” caregiver, who pops into your brain? Before becoming a cancer caregiver, myself, I always thought of caregivers looking just like my parents. They were middle aged individuals, nearing or enjoying retirement, giving caring to their aging parents and relatives, ... Read More about Six Challenges Young Cancer Caregivers Face
It truly is amazing how powerful one little flip of a calendar page can be to so many of us. The impending New Year carries fresh excitement, refreshment, energy and renewed hope. There is absolutely nothing wrong with setting new goals, tweaking things and course correcting to set us up for more ... Read More about Have You Invited God Into Your New Year?
Let’s get one thing clear…ALL CANCERS SUCK! However, brain cancer, is in a league all by itself! Brain cancer is a thief to both the body AND the mind. The effects of this disease are widespread and can be felt deeply. The realities of brain cancer are hard to accept and crushing to observe. Brain ... Read More about Brain Cancer Caregiver Burnout
Living Boundary(less) The last two weeks are a blur. Can anyone go there with me? The only remnants left behind are feelings of loss, failure, physical and spiritual exhaustion and an overwhelming sense of dissatisfaction looming in my soul. I abdicated the throne of ownership and control over my ... Read More about Are Boundaries a Blessing or a Curse?
“Historians will probably call our era “the age of anxiety.” Anxiety is the natural result when our hopes are centered in anything short of God and His will for us.” (Billy Graham) FEAR. What immediately comes to mind when you hear that word? I’m confident that most ... Read More about 20 Scriptures to Fight Caregiver Fear