Where did my motivation go?
I’m a pretty resilient person and have mostly taken my diagnosis in stride. Now that I’m just taking Herceptin every three weeks and the “tough stuff” like chemo, surgery and radiation are done, I’m feeling indifferent and unmotivated even when my rational and logical side tells me that the rewards/outcomes will be good for me (e.g. exercise). Has anyone else experienced this emotional slump? How did you motivate yourself to get back to a more normal attitude of being goal driven when previous goals don’t seem very important any more? I wonder whether treatment has changed my brain chemistry such that my Type A personality traits are no longer as dominant as they were before. How long is it going to take me to get out of this slump and start hitting home runs again?