5 Things You Should Know About Life After Cancer

Look, I’ll be 100% honest with you here – life after cancer isn’t the easiest thing to deal with. You can swing from feeling on top of the world to feeling like your whole world has been flipped on its head on a daily basis. And that’s okay. Trust me, it’s completely normal. Plenty ofContinue reading “5 Things You Should Know About Life After Cancer”

5 Tips for Moving On After Cancer

When you’re coming towards the end of your cancer treatment, your thoughts will likely turn to your plans for the future. That could include returning to your job, starting to socialise again, or maybe even throwing a celebratory party. Moving on from cancer isn’t the same for everyone. Some people find it easy and areContinue reading “5 Tips for Moving On After Cancer”

How to Boost Your Confidence After Cancer

Having cancer is a life-changing experience. Your body changes, your outlook changes and sometimes, your confidence can be affected too. When you finish treatment, trying to pick up where you left off is difficult. Your family and friends are busy trying to get on with their own lives & you haven’t got any hospital appointmentsContinue reading “How to Boost Your Confidence After Cancer”

Relationships After Cancer

Inevitably, many of the relationships in your life will change after a cancer diagnosis. It’s only natural that something as huge as this will have an effect on the people you love. You might find you have a strong support network throughout your treatment but you feel quite alone at the end of it. TheContinue reading “Relationships After Cancer”

Feeling Alone

Although there seems to be a lot of people around at times like this, it is easy to feel isolated as very few people will know how you are really feeling. Relatives & friends will inevitably worry about you. Because you’re not looking like your usual self, they may not believe you when you say you’reContinue reading “Feeling Alone”

The Overwhelming ‘Big C’

Not only does cancer affect your health, it affects your whole way of life. It is overwhelming at first – health worries, financial worries, ‘what will the rest of my life be like’ worries! There’s so much information to take in & everything seems to be thrown into madness mode. Don’t panic. There are lotsContinue reading “The Overwhelming ‘Big C’”

Changes in your Appearance

Your appearance can change dramatically while you are going through treatment. It can be a shock when you look in the mirror & see a version of you that you’re not used to – but it can be a perfect excuse to experiment with all kinds of looks! The most obvious effect of chemotherapy isContinue reading “Changes in your Appearance”

Dealing with Post-Cancer Anxiety

The end of treatment can be such a positive, happy time. But it can be nerve-wracking too & that shouldn’t be ignored. Just because you may look physically better than you did while on treatment, people may believe you’re feeling better mentally too. This is not always the case and you should certainly not be ashamedContinue reading “Dealing with Post-Cancer Anxiety”

Dealing with Anxiety During Cancer Treatment

It’s natural to be anxious when your world is suddenly shaken up by a cancer diagnosis and your future looks uncertain. To calm anxiety upon diagnosis: While there is usually SO much information to take in at first, it is worth writing down as much as you can remember from the first meeting. Keep aContinue reading “Dealing with Anxiety During Cancer Treatment”