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    I'm a disabled Caretaker #ChronicPain #ChronicPancreatitis #LungCancer #DownSyndrome

    I've been recovering from a car accident I have abdominal wall denervation and a crushed vertebrae and three herniated discs. I talked morphine every day. I have anxiety and depression. I live and care for my Downs syndrome daughter as well as my 82 year old mother who has pancreatitis the beginning of dementia and has just been diagnosed with lung cancer. She is coughing up blood. My mother smoked all her life and I have tried everything to slow and stop her from smoking and she won't. It breaks my heart every day to see this so I stay in my basement most days I need help I can't cope anymore. How can I stop her from smoking ??

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    What do you find to be the most challenging about a cancer diagnosis?

    Getting a cancer diagnosis is many things — heartbreak, anger, pockets of simplicity, grief, even gratitude. But there are parts of it that straight up suck.

    What’s been the #1 challenge for you or a loved one?

    #Cancer #BoneCancers #BreastCancer #OvarianCancer #LungCancer #ThyroidCancer #lymphoma #ChildhoodCancers #MentalHealth #ChronicIllness #ChronicPain #Caregiving #Grief

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    What advice would you give someone recently diagnosed with cancer?

    Being diagnosed with cancer can certainly be scary, confusing, and frustrating — just to name a few of the whirlwind of emotions that may come up.

    If you could give any advice or words of wisdom to someone newly diagnosed with cancer, what would you share?

    🎧 🎙️ If you're up to it and would like to listen, feel free to check out this Mighty Podcast episode on what it's like living with a rare cancer:
    Living With A Rare Cancer

    #Cancer #BoneCancers #BreastCancer #OvarianCancer #LungCancer #ThyroidCancer #lymphoma #ChildhoodCancers #MentalHealth #ChronicIllness #ChronicPain #Caregiving #Grief

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    If you are living with a late-onset rare disease, what advice do you have for others navigating their daily life?

    From family planning and relationships, to employment and retirement, living with late-onset rare disease can affect every single touchpoint in a person’s life (much more than others even realize).

    But there’s strength in community, so we'd love for you to pay it forward. What’s a piece of advice you can share about your day-to-day experiences with navigating rare disease? What’s helped? What hasn’t?

    ✏️ P.S. We’re creating a story with one of our partners, Catalyst, to raise awareness around late-onset rare disease. Your answer may be used in an upcoming editorial story on The Mighty.

    #RareDisease #LambertEatonMyasthenicSyndrome #MyastheniaGravis #CheckInWithMe #Spoonie #MentalHealth #LungCancer #SmallCellLungCancer #MuscularDystrophy #IntravenousImmunoglobulin #NeuromuscularDisease

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    Check out our new Mighty group: Cancer Corner!

    🥁 Introducing… Cancer Corner! 🥁

    Cancer of any type brings with it a transformative experience for everyone it touches. Whether you have just been diagnosed, are going through treatment, or are in remission — our new Mighty group for you.

    We warmly welcome caregivers and those who are currently supporting or have lost a loved one to cancer too.

    This is a safe space to talk honestly about what you’re going through — the good, the bad, and the just plain ugly. Cancer sucks, but you don’t have to face it alone.

    🔑 Here’s the link to join: Cancer Corner

    #BoneCancers #BreastCancer #Cancer #MentalHealth #ChronicIllness #ChronicPain #OvarianCancer #Caregiving #LungCancer #Grief

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    What advice do you have for someone who is newly diagnosed with a rare disease as an adult?

    Getting a rare disease diagnosis can be tough, but adding one on top of the complexities of adulthood can be even more challenging.

    What advice do you have for an adult who’s been newly diagnosed with a rare disease? How did you “adjust your sails” and adapt to make room for it?

    ✏️ P.S. We’re creating a story with one of our partners, Catalyst, to raise awareness around late-onset rare disease. Your answer may be used in an upcoming editorial story on The Mighty.

    #RareDisease #MuscularDystrophy #LungCancer #Spoonie #MentalHealth #LambertEatonMyasthenicSyndrome #MyastheniaGravis #neuromuscularimmunoglobulin #CheckInWithMe #SCLC

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    I’m new here!

    Hi, my name is justadrunkgirl. I'm here because I was recently sexually assaulted. I went to my best friend for help and she abandoned me and the messaged my fiancé saying awful things about me. I was also a caretaker to my grandmother, who was my foundation. She passed of lung cancer and I want to know how to grieve personal loss as well as the loss of this relationship and the loss of my feelings of trust and safety.

    #MightyTogether #BipolarDisorder #PTSD #ADHD #Depression #Anxiety #Grief

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    Forgiveness and Anxiety

    I read an alert today from my Bible app. If you forgive others when they sin against you. The Heavenly Father will forgive you. My birth mother committed the ultimate betrayal against me right before she died. She had lung cancer and I did everything for her. And I do mean everything even though she had never been a loving mother towards me. Anyway just thinking about her gives me anxiety attacks missy writing this is causing me stress and my anxiety is through the roof. But my point is I can’t forgive her she did one of the worse things a mother could do. How does that reflect on me??😔😖 #Forgiveness #AnxietyAttack #Anxiety

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