Virginia C McGuire

Virginia C McGuire


I write about credit cards, general personal finance, real estate, architecture, gardening and cities.

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The Awl

Actually Awesome Things to Say to a Cancer Patient

Now that we've covered what not to say, let's talk about some winning things to say to somebody with cancer.
These are my preferences after more than 20 years as a cancer patient, then a cancer surviv...

The Awl

Some Awesome Things To Say To A Cancer Patient

You've lost so much weight. You look fantastic!
Thanks for noticing! My doctor says I'm malnourished.
You're strong and I know you can beat this.
Are you going to be disappointed in me if I die?
I r...