Episode 5 - Why Do We Struggle After Breast Cancer

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Why do so many of us struggle when we expect to be happy and relieved after breast cancer? What are survivors worried about? What things do they fear? What things took them by surprise? Most of these things fall into 4 main categories.  The first is the loss of structure. The second is the waning of support. The third is fear of the future. And the final is the surge of suppressed emotions from during treatment. 

It’s a perfect storm for anxiety and depression.