Hello, my mother was diagnosed with rectal cancer in july of this year(2012). She has done 6 weeks of radiation and is currently doing chemo. I really don't know what to expect from day to day. I am really tired because i'm always worried about her. She lives with me right now so i get to see what she goes through first hand. It is a very rough road but i am trying my best to stay strong for her. Any advice? I have siblings but one is not able to help right now. The other seems to be afraid and just leaves the load on me. I love my mother but this gets so hard some days and i just don't feel i have the strength to do this, but i also know that if i don't care for her then she will be going t6hrough this alone. I have 2 younger children in the home as well and this ordeal is taking a toll on them too. My husband is by my side but there are days when i can tell that he is frustrated as well. What can i do to make this journey smoother for everyone?View Thread
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