Dear friends and colleagues, A few days ago in my favorite coffee shop on Melrose, I sit outdoors sending e-mails. As I’m typing away, I see a family walk up to the coffee bar. A woman in her 30s with a toddler on her hip walks into the shop. In one hand, she holds a second little girl’s hand, in the other, she is pushing a man about her age in a wheelchair. I can’t help but wonder who the man is. Is she his caregiver? Sister? Friend? I didn’t know.
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There are zillions of sites out there. Here are 5 sites that I have been using as of late, that are very informative / have actually been of great help to me during this time. These are the basics. I will look forward to digging deeper and finding even more niche sites down the line - and will be sure to post what I find in the coming weeks! 1. Susan G Komen | http://ww5.komen.org/ "Susan G. Komen is the ONLY organization that addresses breast cancer on multiple fronts such a
So. You’ve just found out that your mom or dad is sick. Now what? When my mom told me that her cancer had come back, I instantly burst into tears. The next day I was really frustrated to the point of rage. And the day after that, I just felt confused and alone. So, without further ado, ten things that you might feel when you find out that your mom or dad is sick: 1) SADNESS: When my mom told me that her cancer had come back, I instantly burst into tears. Part of me felt asham