Cancer Thrivers

Riding The Emotional Train Of Cancer

Being told you have cancer is scary. Fear and apprehension will often be your first response. Being diagnosed with cancer is like being run over by a train, this is not surprising because you have been run over by a train, an emotional train.

When this type of emotional train hits you, you will need to decide whether you will be traveling in first class or third class. Where you sit on the train, or even if you manage to get from under the train and find a seat is your choice; decide that you are a first class rider on your cancer journey.

Being told that you have cancer is not a bad thing; remember you are no sicker the day after you received your diagnosis than you are on the day before your diagnosis! Being diagnosed does not make you sicker. It means that you can choose to be on your way to becoming healthier.

Now that you know that you have cancer or another cancer, you can start taking action to control it.

I am not suggesting that you be glad that you have cancer, but be glad that you have the diagnosis, now that you know about it, and can begin to deal with it.

Joel

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Thanks Joel, I needed to hear that today. I am that first class passenger, and I'm in for a crazy but long ride! Thanks for all your post and dedication to information.

I missed PRCI this year but it was so very special to have meet you , Tony C, and Todd Seals there. Your journey still inspires me today! Take care, my friend

Hope you are not in that toronado bomb freeze in NY City or at least it will let up soon.

Happy new Year 2018 Dan in Hemet Cal

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Dan,

Hopefully, we will meet again at PCRI. I am glad that you found my new community. Check out my web page, Cancer ABCs and you will see my true colors and perspective. I welcome another "first class traveler" on board our train.

Joel

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Thank you Joel.

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Now that you have found this new community I am hopeful that, with your many years of experience you will be willing and able to help the real newbies as they find us.

Hope for a HEALTHY New Year.

Joel

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