Killing Us Softly: Becoming the Surviving Spouse of Cancer

Killing Us Softly Becoming the Surviving Spouse of Cancer Red Dwyer s Killing us Softly is a monumental book of heartfelt and practical advice for getting through and surviving the onslaught of cancer and death of a spouse With the use of real time journal e
  • Title: Killing Us Softly: Becoming the Surviving Spouse of Cancer
  • Author: Red Dwyer LizCampbell Liz Cambell
  • ISBN: 9781625820273
  • Page: 416
  • Format: Paperback
  • Killing Us Softly: Becoming the Surviving Spouse of Cancer
    Red Dwyer s Killing us Softly is a monumental book of heartfelt and practical advice for getting through and surviving the onslaught of cancer and death of a spouse.With the use of real time journal entries and blog posts, the author reaches out to readers in a unique way to guide them through all the emotions, responsibilities, and processes of being the caretaker of a maRed Dwyer s Killing us Softly is a monumental book of heartfelt and practical advice for getting through and surviving the onslaught of cancer and death of a spouse.With the use of real time journal entries and blog posts, the author reaches out to readers in a unique way to guide them through all the emotions, responsibilities, and processes of being the caretaker of a marriage partner.Self care and the care of the children are a focus, as Dwyer becomes the sole head of household and cup of love for her dying spouse and surviving family of nine children, three of whom are autistic.The book is supremely well balanced in a way that has never been offered to the public before The journal entries and blog posts draw us into her intimate life as she grieves privately yet exhibits her strength throughout and beyond the dying process The focus is on helping the reader maneuver through the seemingly herculean feats of love and physical care which are assigned to the surviving spouse once the diagnosis of cancer is definite.From discussion on diagnosis and decisions to be made, through treatment and endgame, Red Dwyer holds our hand and shares with us her advice for not only surviving but also claiming our lives as we traverse this difficult and often hidden journey She discusses the role of spirituality in the lives of the caretaking spouses, and the details of cancer treatment as a partner in the comfort of her loved one.Almost all of us are faced with treatment options at end of life, and many of us don t face them until we are feeble and sick and not entirely in a place to make those decisions While cancer has specific decisions to be made, Dwyer discusses the choices we all make when faced with extended treatment of a terminal illness or allowing nature to take its course.From diagnosis to hospice care, endgame and beyond, this author will be ultimately helpful to millions, who before this point have persevered and survived in silence.Let the healing begin.
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  • Red Dwyer LizCampbell Liz Cambell

    Red Dwyer is first and foremost a mother After that, her titles in order of importance are grandmother, daughter, sister, friend She occupies her time, not otherwise consumed by family, writing books Currently, she has opened her publishing company, Redmund Productions to the public All of her books are available for purchase at RedmundProShe is finishing her third fiction novel and a new self help book.She blogs incessantly at The M3 Blog about blogging, psychology, parenting and money good advice delivered with a bit of snark and humor and the occasional poem Find out about her vast, varied experiences and the status of upcoming books and novels at The M3 Blog, where everything matters and the life we look at is yours.She lives with and homeschools her autistic, mid life crisis toddlers in South Carolina She supports the South Carolina Autism Society and encourages everyone to contribute to autism research You could be the missing piece to the autism puzzle.

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  • Killing Us Softly is an intense look at life during and after the death of a spouse Anyone that has dealt with or is dealing with a terminal illness of a loved one should read this amazing book.Red Dwyer gives you a glimpse into the reality of caring for a spouse and the importance of cargivers taking care of themselves This is not a book to tell you what to do, but to show you what was done by a real person who learned while they lived it This touching account allows you to feel the emotions as [...]


  • I resisted reading this book at first Why For the same reasons we prefer not to discuss our wills, our pre and post death wishes It sounds depressing I ve never had the experience, so I don t need guidance These are all the reasons a child will give, and it was the child in me speaking.I don t foresee this being something for which I need prepare And I felt I would be making myself depressed and sad by reading about this woman s experience as the spouse of a cancer victim.But from the preface fo [...]


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