Adding Patient to the Work-Life Balance: Moms With Cancer Under 40

I had to take a step back from some of the parenting I was doing, and that was incredibly hard for me because this really scary thing was happening to our family. I really didn't know if I was going to survive it, and I didn't want to traumatize my daughter further by pulling back from her during this crisis. 

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The Jerk in the Mirror

I attacked my post-cancer life with the same vigor and problem-solving as I did my cancer journey. I read a bunch books on anticancer. I bought the food and started meditating. But dealing with something intended to go on a good long time (if not forever) is a lot harder, it turns out, than fighting something for a specific amount of time. And so at some point, I parked my body in the corner and got on with other aspects of living. 

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