The disease has been adjustment for her family. Prostate cancer – with all the checkups, treatments, and doctors – is now a major part of their routine. Lauren and her family know that dealing with prostate cancer involves the whole family. They do everything – the routine, medications, and side effects – as a team. Even the side effects no longer faze them; they’d rather have Paul at home and healthy. They know that complications could happen, but as a family they try not to focus on that.
I feel like we inspire him, because we’ve stayed close as a family, but he inspires me.
Col. Taylor says that his children inspire him to get through his battle with the disease. But Lauren gives the credit right back to her dad; cancer is hard, but you can get through it together. Read more on her father’s perspective here.