Personal energy stores

Shelli often chatted about The Spoon Theory by Christine Miserandino. You have only so many spoons to get through your day. Read more


I'm exhausted


Fatigue and tiredness from chemotherapy can be a debilitating side effect. Some days it’s just too exhausting getting out of bed.Read more


I'm soooo tired

Cancer fatigue is different from everyday tiredness, feeling tired and lacking energy is the most common and often the most debilitating side effect of chemotherapy. Read more


Fatigue and Meal preparation

No energy? Too fatigued to cook?  You may find you’re struggling to cook your meals and are even too tired to eat. Read more


Anemia and fatigue

Chemotherapy can cause you to have too few red blood cells (ANEMIA). As a result, your tissues don't get as much oxygen, and you can become extremely tired (fatigue).Read more


Christmas shopping

Not everything can be bought online. Sometimes you need to see the items, try them on etc.Read more


Fatigue and dressing

Do you know that the average woman takes around 15 minutes each day to pick out clothes for the day? Read more


Shopping can be exhausting

Shopping can be so exhausting so try and shop at less busy times (evenings or early in the morning).Read more


Kids and child care


Spend time with kids, if that's possible. You won't have to "talk cancer." Shelli loved her visits and visiting her niece and nephew when she was well enough. It was all about craft, cuddles and the occasional treats.Read more


Bathroom fatigue


It is so important for your hygiene to keep clean avoiding infections but showering and bathing can be exhausting. Long, hot showers and baths can make you feel more tired and you can feel too exhausted to dress.Read more