It is December 15th and I have NO Christmas shopping done. There’s not a present to be found in this house (except for Santa’s gifts to my children). And the strange thing is, I am as cool as a cucumber about it. After all, who is going to say anything if they don’t get a present from me this year? I mean really, how would it look if you complained that your sister/friend/girlfriend/daughter with CANCER did not buy you a gift? So, call me a Scrooge if you will, but you are only going to make yourself look bad.
Tip: Christmas shopping can add unnecessary stress to your life when you are dealing with cancer. People will understand if you take a year off. (And if they don’t, they are only making themselves look bad.)