We all know that going through chemo is a drag, but did you know there are a few ways to make it more bearable? After all, how could you not have a good time lounging around in your coziest clothing and eating popsicles?
These tips from Stephanie Gilman are straight from her personal arsenal for getting through chemotherapy with ease. She’s been where you are and knows the drill, and she’s a big fan of not just getting through chemo but also attempting to make the most of the situation. These are four of the most important things she does to prepare for chemo and get through it with as little pain and as much pleasure as possible.
Who would have thought you could do so much with cling wrap? Or that a mint could change a moment of your life in such a magical way? This woman’s advice is a gift you’ll never be able to repay.
Check out her advice in the video below! We think the port-numbing trick is particularly genius…but then again, you can’t beat popsicles. Which tip is your favorite? And if you have a favorite tip that she missed in the video, let us know!
Elizabeth Nelson is a wordsmith, an alumna of Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, a four-leaf-clover finder, and a grammar connoisseur. She has lived in west Michigan since age four but loves to travel to new (and old) places. In her free time, she. . . wait, what’s free time?