The Heartbreak of Psoriasis. Oprah's courage in admitting she's fat. Or, the courage required to play golf, and the horror of losing a ball? How about the pressure of being a reality TV star. Don't forget the sadness of a company being bought by another? Or the fear of another company under tough times. Being nervous about having to dance with someone.
And last but not least, the grief of Palm Springs parents having to take time off from work to be with their kids because schools are closed from the swine flu "crisis".
Next time you hear someone talk like this, tell them about childhood cancer. Each of these words can be properly applied in that context.