The Caregiver’s Guide to Cancer Podcast

Treating cancer is more than chemo and radiation. To treat cancer, you have to treat the whole person… the physical, emotional and mental health of the individual. You also have to treat the physical, emotional and mental health of the caregiver. In this podcast, we‘re sharing our journey as a cancer patient and a caregiver. You‘ll hear how we navigated the process, what we wish we knew, what we learned and we‘re sharing stories and tips from other patients and caregivers.

The Cancer is Back

The Cancer is Back

Episode EightIn this episode of the Caregiver's Guide to Cancer, Jose and I share our story together for the first time.  We take you on a chronological journey of our cancer story... up to TODAY, January 16th.  We talk about what it's like to hear the word remission...

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Riding the Roller Coaster of Cancer

Riding the Roller Coaster of Cancer

Episode SevenOn this episode of Caregiver's Guide to Cancer, we're talking about some of the nuances of the roller coaster ride that cancer brings. We just learned that the cancer is back. We're preparing for more chemo, a stem cell transplant, and potentially...

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Build Your Cancer Support Team

Build Your Cancer Support Team

Episode SixIn this episode of Caregiver's Guide to Cancer we're talking about how to categorize the activities needed to maintain your household while also juggling cancer. We're showing you how to build your cancer support team. Grab a pen and paper. You're going to...

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Food is Both Your Enemy and Your Friend

Food is Both Your Enemy and Your Friend

Episode FiveOn this episode of the Caregiver's Guide to Cancer, we're talking about food. Food is one of the biggest struggles for cancer patients and their caregivers. What a cancer patient can eat one day, makes them sick the next. They feel awful and the caregiver...

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Do What You Can and Outsource the Rest

Do What You Can and Outsource the Rest

Episode FourIn this episode of the Caregiver's Guide to Cancer, we're talking about the fact that you can't do it all. Oh and by the way, no one really expects you to so stop putting so much pressure on yourself. In this episode, it is my sincere hope that you learn...

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Self Care is NOT Selfish

Self Care is NOT Selfish

Episode ThreeIn this episode, we're talking about the health of the caregiver. Caregiving is tough. It's a non-stop position and you never know what the next hurdle or need is going to be. You, the caregiver, must be healthy in order to fully care for someone else....

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Jose‘s Cancer Diagnosis

Jose‘s Cancer Diagnosis

Episode TwoIn this episode of the Caregiver's Guide to Cancer podcast, Jose joins us to share with you a bit about being diagnosed with cancer and why we are so very passionate about caregiving. Whether you're the caregiver or the person with the cancer diagnosis,...

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Introduction to the Podcast

Introduction to the Podcast

In this episode, I’m introducing you to the podcast.
I’m also introducing myself as a caregiver to a cancer patient.
We are currently undergoing treatments so you’re getting a really fresh and raw perspective…

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Cancer effects more than the physical body of the person with the diagnosis. Cancer effects the entire family both physically and mentally.

We’re firm believers that your attitude effects your outcome. We want you, the caregiver, to put your mental health and self care in the forefront of your mind. This gratitude journal is designed to help guide your thoughts throughout the day.

Remember, that the more grateful you are, the more you have to be grateful for. Yes, even now, when your loved one has cancer.

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