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Words of Advice from One Caregiver to Another

This post was created using a published letter from one caregiver to another. The person who wrote the letter had taken care of her sister when she had cancer.

“I wish that I could make it all go way – all the pain that you must be feeling, the dizziness that you are experiencing from the whirlwind that has swept through your life. Before you heard the word “cancer,” your life didn't seem that abnormal from everybody else, and now it feels anything but normal.

Being a caregiver for the one you love will be one the hardest things that you do. You will do it, and after the longest days, you will wonder how you will possibly have the strength to do it all over again tomorrow. You will spend more time in hospitals than at home and learn the n