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While talking about your cancer diagnosis is important, you may just not want to talk. For you, the best way to cope may be to stay busy and focused and just get on with day-to-day tasks. Trying to talk about feelings may add more stress when your energy is better used for dealing with cancer treatments.
If you feel this way, you can ask people to respect your wishes. You might say:
You may decide that you don’t want to share your feelings with every person who asks. With casual friends or co-workers, it may be easier and more comfortable for you just to say a few words without getting into any details. When they ask about how you are feeling, you can give a brief but honest answer.
Within about 12 hours of being at Camp Goodtime, everything started to change, and that week was cathartic, transformative. It was the first time I got to know myself.
The Canadian Cancer Society provides helpful information about government income programs, financial resources and other resources available to families struggling to make sense of the personal financial burden they face.