As a caregiver, it is difficult to process changes in Dan’s health situation; big emotions often accompany new information about his cancer journey.
During long-term illness, there can be good news, but there can also be “bad” news.
Processing information about how an illness is changing is different for everyone, including caregivers.
In our situation, we often keep the news to ourselves before we share it with others.
Big emotions often accompany health news, and we have to process those emotions before we can share the news with others.