“I still get really nervous and anxious before coming to see you and before each scan,” she said. “I was prepared for how chemotherapy would make me feel. I expected to feel tired, to get sick. What I wasn’t prepared for was how to move on with my life, without letting cancer take over. No one told me that getting on with life after cancer would be like this. No one told me that this would be so hard.”
Poignant post. Having worked with someone who was definitely going through this re-adjustment, I think it is something that either patients are not prepared for, or perhaps simply can't really be prepared for.