11 Daily Struggles for Cancer Fighters

The cancer struggle is real. Sometimes you just have to laugh about it. Here are my Top 11 Struggles. Sound familiar?

Struggle #1. Being Cold Constantly

cold

Nurse! Another blanket please

 

 

2. Having More hot flashes than a menopausal woman

Sometimes both #1 and #2 at the same time

Sometimes both #1 and #2 at the same time

 

3. Those quality hours spent with the toilet

Maybe I'll just sleep here tonight

Maybe I’ll just sleep here tonight

 

4. the “Line-flushing-mouth-taste”

Orange Juice & Toothpaste's worst nightmare

Orange Juice & Toothpaste’s worst nightmare

 

5. But then the steroids kick in…

GIVE ME ALL THE FOOD

GIVE ME ALL THE FOOD

 

6. When I hear, “I’ve Always wanted to shave my head!”

Ha... no

Ha… no

 

7. Getting that IV dose of Benadryl

Can't. Keep. Eyes. Open.

Can’t. Keep. Eyes. Open.

 

8. When Someone says, “I’ve had the flu, I totally know how you feel.”

Actually, you really have no idea

Actually, you have no idea

 

9. My nurse when i abuse the call button

I just wanted another blanket ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

I just wanted another blanket ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

10. When my counts are low, and someone goes in for a hug

Take a few steps back and nobody gets hurt

Take a few steps back and nobody gets hurt

 

11. And finally… When I finish my favorite netflix series

Welp... Back to Season 1

Welp… Back to Season 1

 

Tyman Weiler co-wrote this piece with young-adult leukemia survivor, Madeleine Martineau. They’re hilarious. They’re cool. And you can follow them on the (free) Spero for Cancer App! You’re so lucky.

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