This Oprah article could easily be entitled:
The Science of Stress:
5 Things Cortisol is Doing to Your Body
It is all here, in black and white.
Yet we Cushies suffer in a waiting game for treatment--whether it is our first, second, third, or FOURTH (mine) line of treatment.
Our bodies are breaking down.
We are literally losing our minds -- cognitively and emotionally -- as we live each day in a broken body with no end date to look forward to, no time limit to endure. The struggling and suffering is endless. It is heartbreaking.
The Science of Stress: 5 Things Worrying Is Doing to Your Body