ztweb Posted December 19, 2006 Share Posted December 19, 2006 I teach at SDSU in Brookings, and I have a colleague who is brilliant, funny, and has been battling NSCLC since January of 2005. I saw him and his wife at a holiday party. I have advised them to go to this site in the past, and she told me that she visited there on occasion. He, however, rarely likes to talk about it - though he has, willingly, told me his story, and willingly took the url to this site. Anyway, when I saw his wife at the party, I was just so, so saddened by how tired she was. I made a comment about how he doesn't like to talk about it..."I know, he never does," she said. "I wish so much it could have been me, because I think I could hold up better than he does," she said. Oh you guys. This just broke my heart. Doc wants to do another round of chemo in January...he wants to start back to work. She is exhausted, and overwhelmed. Do you have any advice for what I could do for them...or even more specifically, for her? My mom, as the primary caregiver for my dad, always had us around, and we were always able to gauge her. This woman just seems like she could go to bed and sleep for a month. I am not close to them by any means, but I would love to help. Any ideas? Jen Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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