What Happens When You Are Diagnosed with Cancer?

What Happens When You Are Diagnosed with Cancer?

It was just a normal day…

Imagine that you’re cruising thru life, going about your business and you get a cold. Nothing unusual about that, right? I mean – what What happens to your family when you are diagnosed with cancer and you're the mother of a young family? Dara Kurtz shares her story. mom actually gets a ‘sick day’? You keep plugging along doing your normal thing with an extra box of tissues on hand.

Now imagine that cold hasn’t gone away after a few weeks and perhaps you start to think about going to the doctor. You go to the doctor and you just happen to mention this weird little lump you found on your breast. “But surely it’s nothing, right?” you say to the doctor. And the doctor looks at your lump and then tells you that you need to get it looked at – right away.

Uhm. What? 

This is what the couple of days looked like to our guest, Dara Kurtz 2 years ago right before she was diagnosed with breast cancer.

Listen to this week’s podcast as Dara talks about that day at the doctor’s office and the events that unfolded from there. She talks about the changes it made in her family’s lives as well as hers and how going thru everything motivated her to start writing a book and a wildly popular blog that chronicles her life – then and now.

So, grab a cup of coffee or a glass of wine and enjoy this special show. We promise you will love Dara as much as we do!

 

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Links from the show:

Dara’s site – Crazy Perfect Life

Dara on Facebook 

About Dara – 

dara-kurtz-headshotDara Kurtz is a busy wife, mom, and breast cancer survivor. After going through treatment, she quit her job, started writing, and launched www.crazyperfectlife.com. It’s a blog where she shares her experiences, teaches people to make the most out of everyday of their lives, and gives her perspective after cancer. She focuses on helping people find meaning each day, even in the normal craziness of life. And with two teenage girls, she has lots to share. You could say cancer gave her the courage to do what she’s always wanted to do, and she’s doing it. Stop by the blog, you’ll be glad you did. 

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Ten to Twenty Parenting was created as an honest resource for those of us parenting kids between the ages of 10 and 20. Our needs are so different and the issues much more complex than diaper rashes and playground tantrums.

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