As an introvert, I’m particularly comfortable being on my own, in fact, I often prefer it. Being on my own and conducting my own solitary activities is how I recharge, how I refill my energy. Time around people and having to be “on” in terms of interacting and keeping my energy up is tiring.
I’ve never experienced such loneliness as the time I’m often on my own after my diagnosis with Stage IV Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC).
I suppose part of that could be that my life and circles have shrunk since my diagnosis. There is no longer an office and a to-do list a mile long to complete as well as employees and administrative issues as well as legal work to do. Many of the colleagues that I connected with regularly have moved on with their lives and careers while mine has changed substantially.
While I’m sure…
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