Recent cancer diagnosis, underwent combined chemotherapy and radiotherapy concurrently which was hell on my body, but it was the most effective form of treatment. Went to start immunotherapy infusions when I was told the treatment hadn't been adequate, the cancer had spread, now considered terminal...prognosis less than 12 months. So, emotions are overwhelming, but I seem to be getting used to the idea. What I struggle with at the moment is telling people. Whenever I tell someone new, it brings the pain and distress back. I feel alone, I don't want to burden my family. Tonight I just feel like crying. I'm trying to find distractions, but even watching tv isn't helping. Thought maybe if I told someone who understands what this is like, it might help.
Hello @DebF and welcome to our community,
I am glad you found us, you are not alone here 💕
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