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Ovarian cancer will be diagnosed in 1 of 72 women; 14,000 will die. Please know the symptoms and risk factors: read Outshine: An Ovarian Cancer Memoir. Books at www.amazon.com. ALL PROCEEDS GO TO GYNECOLOGIC CANCER RESEARCH. I am a member of Rave Reviews Book Club and Rave Writer's International Society of Authors, and Patient Leadership Council for Tesaro, Inc. I WILL NOT USE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS FOR ANY OTHER PURPOSE THAN CONTACTING YOU DIRECTLY. ALL ORIGINAL CONTENT COPYRIGHT 2011 THROUGH 2018.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Caregiver's Support

I am so blessed to have a husband, Jim, who always supports and encourages me. He was the best nurse; my memory when chemo brain set in; kissed my bald head; wiped my tears; and laughed at the laughable moments. Yes, there are laughable moments! You can read more about Jim and how we coped with my cancer in my book, Outshine: An Ovarian Cancer Memoir. You will find it on my website: www.outshineovariancancer.com.

A friend shared today how her partner is her complete support system even though she recently lost her mother to cancer. Sometimes we have to face similar crises, before we think we are ready to move on. I am not sure why that is, but I have seen it in my own life. Yet, like my friend's partner, because of love we reach down and find the strength and courage.

A fellow blogger, terminaltimes, today shared a song he wrote called "Always It's You". The words are meaningful and beautiful. I encourage you to listen to it on My Space.

Who is your supporter? How does he/she support you?

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