Let me explain… I suffer from survivor’s guilt yet it is my dad who is the survivor not me. So, maybe I should say how do you cope with caretaker-of-parent-survivor-who-faced-a-deadly-cancer guilt?
I know…I know… this post is so long over due– but I can explain!! Every year, during the last week of December… I like to reflect on the past year. I think about the year as a whole… the good, … Continue reading
Who would have thought it… Me– A happily married woman and a loving caregiver to my dad (stage 3B stomach cancer) got CATFISHED!! Well, I did… I was dubbed… I was fooled… I was hoaxed…
Health insurance is just not important until you need it. Right? When my father turned 65 years old, and was eligible for Medicare, he felt it was enough. It wasn’t until many years later, when I realized he’d be penalized … Continue reading
My English professor at Loyola Marymount University always said that a good story has a beginning, middle and end. I’ve been taught to write using an outline with a conclusion in mind. But how do you tell your story when … Continue reading
It’s World Cancer Day; and its time I share my story. I’ve been holding onto a secret; a big secret! My dad has stomach cancer. We’ve known for exactly 2 months. Two insanely, crazy, horrible months of going to doctors, … Continue reading