Having cancer is unlike anything else. The entire diagnosis and treatment process is traumatizing to have to go through. It’s full of searching for information on Google, dealing with advice that I’ve never asked for, and trying to find some way to cope with it all.
That’s been the hardest part for me — trying to find a way to cope. With my other illnesses, it’s easy. All it takes is medication tweaks and having a few bad weeks.
Cancer has other things in mind, and the process lasts for months. I’d do anything to have it be just a few bad weeks. The hardest time to cope with it is when I’m not busy, which is why I try to keep myself as busy as I can.