Friday, October 20, 2017

Find Meaning & Purpose in You Cancer Related Suffering

Finding meaning and purpose in your battle with cancer makes a difference in the way you'll cope with suffering.
Check out the article about suffering I wrote in

Friday, October 13, 2017

I Hate Prostate Cancer

READER WARING-This article  describes an intimate and embarrassing incident between my wife and me. I shared this experience to enable readers to feel more comfortable discussing their cancer related intimacy issues with each other. Don't let shame, embarrassment, or fear inhibit you from discovering new ways to enjoy physical intimacy.
This was published in Prostate Cancer News Today 
Sometimes I HATE Prostate Cancer 

Friday, October 6, 2017

Realistic Expectations Prevent Buyers Remorse

After prostate surgery many men cope with incomplete urinary control, a significant decrease in their ability to maintain an erection or complete erectile dysfunction. In order to avoid buyers remorse, here's what you need to know about living without a prostate in an article I wrote for Prostate Cancer News Today 

Monday, October 2, 2017

Cancer Survivorship Gets Lonely

Those of us who are cancer survivors (and their partners) lives are changed in such a way that healthy friends and family find it difficult to understand. I think most of us with cancer will have bouts of loneliness.
In a blog published by Prostate Cancer News Today, I explain why:
Here's Why Cancer Survivorship Gets Lonely.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Ten Ways to Take a Break From Cancer

I've asked folks coping with cancer how often they think about cancer. The answers surprised me. It's more likely you'll think about cancer many times every hour if cancer is impacting the quality of your life every day.

The fear of reoccurance or waiting for test results increases the frequency of stress and thoughts about cancer.

Whether your the one with cancer or the healthy partner, BOTH of you need breaks. Check out my blog in Prostate Cancer News Today about Ten Ways to Get a Break

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Healthy Partners & Caregivers Face Enormous Stress

I'm embarrassed to admit I didn't spend a lot of time listening how the diagnosis of prostate cancer affected my wife. Even worse were the times I felt envious and jealous of her good health. I hope some men with prostate cancer can relate to this. Looking back it's undeniable I had bouts of extreme self centeredness.

In an article I wrote for Prostate Cancer News Today, I write about:

It's something I wish I knew and understood at the beginning of our journey coping with prostate cancer.

Coping With The Physiological Aspects of Being Worn

It doesn't matter how fit you were prior to your diagnosis of prostate cancer IF there are physiological reasons for your fatigue and feeling worn. In this article I wrote for Prostate Cancer News Today I address the ways in which we can regain some of out lost energy.
check out my article:
Coping With The Physiological Aspects of Feeling Worn.