Tips for Getting Through Treatment
If you have insomnia, spend these nights reading positive books on faith, hope, and staying strong during trying times. Consult with your oncologist or nurse if you have trouble sleeping–there are many methods that may help you.
Choosing a hobby that you can do indoors really helps to pass the time.
Keeping hand sanitizer in your purse and antibacterial wipes in the car can help when frequent hand washing is not possible.
Continuing to go to the gym helps keep the weight down and gets you out of the house.
In this section, get tips for getting through treatment from other women who have been there.
Whip up a fruit smoothie for nourishment and energy.
Avoid fatty and spicy foods on treatment days.
Do not try to fight the fatigue – ask for help and let others do for you.
If your eyes have trouble focusing, listen to books on CD instead of reading.
Diagnosis and treatment are opportunities to evaluate your priorities.