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While going through cancer treatment and into recovery, you may find yourself setting milestones along the way. How you choose your milestones is unique to you, because everyone’s cancer journey is different.
Some common milestones you may set for yourself include:
Getting through the different phases of the cancer journey is a big deal. Setting milestones can help you stay positive and motivated, and overcome hurdles along the way.
Whatever your milestones may be, when you reach one, be sure to acknowledge it. For instance, some people remember their “cancerversary” as the day they were told they were cancer-free or the day they finished treatment. Every cancerversary, they find a way to celebrate in a way that makes sense for them.
Here are some things you can do to acknowledge your milestones, and celebrate those cancerversaries:
Milestones can help you live your life as fully and best as possible in spite of cancer. Each one is a reminder of how far you’ve come in your cancer journey and how hard you worked.
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