Thanks again to Scorchy @ Journeying Beyond Breast Cancer for reblogging this so I saw it!
Oh my yes, yes, and so much yes!
Some of my favorite parts:
– …less willing to be tolerant of what we may have put up with before cancer.
– …changes in the way you eat…
– …reappraise . . . our family relationships and friendships.
Can my life be normal after breast cancer?
This was one of the search terms used to direct a reader to my blog recently. I was really struck by the question, and I want to reach out to whoever it is who is asking it and try to answer it as best I can. I know it is a question many of us have struggled with, so it would be wonderful if you could join me in reaching out to this person and sharing your own thoughts and experiences.
When grappling with a question, my first port of call is always to the dictionary. I find I think clearer if I can define the question first. Here is what I found when I looked up the definition of “normal” in the Oxford English Dictionary.
conforming to a standard; usual, typical, or expected
the usual, typical, or expected state…
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