Dealing with Cancer in the Family · Thoughts and More

Then Before Now

Sometimes I miss my life Life before all of this Our life then The feeling of loss catches me off guard It becomes overwhelming The loss of then, the loss of dreams The simplicity of our existence I miss my worries being forgettable I miss carefree days that didn’t feel wasted I miss not feeling… Continue reading Then Before Now


A Jumble of Thoughts

My thoughts jump. From negative to positive From hope to despair From darkness to light From planning to living in the moment. Then back again. The cycle repeats. The thoughts repeat. Caught in a tornado, continually growing Trying to destroy No where for them to go. No release. They’ve got stuck And my brain has… Continue reading A Jumble of Thoughts

Dealing with Cancer in the Family

Now I Take Deep Breaths

I no longer hold my breath. I don’t wish nor hope for the best. I no longer think there’ll be good news, That our luck will change. I don’t think much past the second, the hour, the day at hand, The moment I’m currently living. I don’t visualise good outcomes, Or how our lives will… Continue reading Now I Take Deep Breaths

Dealing with Cancer in the Family

Adjustments and Laughter

The past few weeks have been those of adjustment and laughter. Adjusting to news we weren’t expecting. It’s harder to hear the second time round, you’re very aware of the what a cancer re occurrence so soon can mean. Adjusting to knowing that there will be no cure for Chris’ cancer. He will have to… Continue reading Adjustments and Laughter

Thoughts and More

Tell Them Right Now

Life moves fast. It’s Monday, then you blink and it’s the weekend again. Weekends are over in an instant. Weeks fly by. Months blur into months, Years into new years. You wonder where the time went. How you got to this point. You want time to slow down. Along the way, in moments, you spend… Continue reading Tell Them Right Now