Breast Cancer Discussions — Emotional Support

Dr Gary How do you overcome the urge to procrastinate? Or, need some help? My clients often talk to me about how hard it is to follow their self-care plan, especially where diet and…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity August 12 at 5:21 pm
Dr Gary What are mealtimes like at your house? In every culture around the world, shared meals with friends or family are a way of connecting with each other.
By Dr Gary Latest Activity April 29 at 12:10 pm
Dr Gary Quick Poll: Has your partner met your doctor? And if so, was it helpful? What about you and your partner? Are you always in sync on the what and the why and the how…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity February 18 at 11:23 am
Dr Gary Got the Holiday Blues? You’re Not Alone! During the holidays, we are symbols of joys of the season. Colored lights, the music of the season, get-togethers with…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity December 20 at 2:29 pm
Dr Gary Ever get sick of being told to look on the bright side? I’ll follow up this question with another one: Ever just let yourself feel crummy (angry, sad, frustrated…)? I am all…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity August 24, 2017 at 3:16 am Replies 1
Dr Gary Quick Poll: Has your cancer treatment turned you into a control freak? My clients often talk to me about staying in control of the day-to-day details in their lives. Some have…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity August 9, 2017 at 4:10 pm
Dr Gary Quick Poll: What Are You Looking Forward To? I am convinced that one of the keys to maintaining an optimistic attitude is to always have something to look…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity July 26, 2017 at 11:13 pm Replies 2 Likes 1
Dr Gary A hard question: Does your self-care routine ever leave your partner feeling ignored? Has your partner ever felt like you were more focused on your condition and taking care of yourself than you…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity March 5, 2017 at 6:39 pm
Dr Gary Getting through the first year… what’s it like? Being diagnosed with a chronic condition brings up a lot of questions. Some of them include: What’s my life going…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity February 21, 2017 at 11:02 pm Replies 4
Dr Gary Managing your money, especially during the holidays. How’s it going? Living with a chronic condition has a direct impact on your budget. Anybody reading this who has a chronic condition…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity December 18, 2016 at 10:49 am
Dr Gary Quick Poll: Does your chronic condition affect your self-esteem? And what do you do to… “I just don’t feel very good about myself.” Clients say that a lot to me. In fact, I think low…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity July 21, 2016 at 3:16 pm
Dr Gary Staying informed. Are you active or just humming along at this point? When recently diagnosed, one piece of advice you were most likely given, by your physician or your loved ones, was…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity May 25, 2016 at 10:40 am
Dr Gary Ever feel afraid? How do you cope? “I’m afraid.” Two small words with a really big meaning, right? Words that we are often hesitant to say. Or…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity March 7, 2016 at 4:22 pm
Dr Gary Advocating for yourself? Just what does that mean? “Advocate” is one of those terms I hear tossed around a lot, by my clients, by other professionals, and…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity February 3, 2016 at 11:35 am
Dr Gary What causes you to judge yourself? And how do you stop? “That was good.” “That was bad.” “Wow, that was stupid.” It seems like I read a lot of posts about negative self-judgments…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity January 14, 2016 at 11:08 am