thanks mikey. This web site is a real help as is the phone service that I used today to get some answers to questions that were really bugging me. I am quickly learning about taking a day at a time. Something very new to me. God bless you all.
Hi everyone... I havent got diagnosed yet. I found a lump in my breast, saw a doctor, and today went to mammogram and ultrasound. In a few days answers would come. for more testing or so. But I thought to get logged here early, I may sound pompous, please do not miss understand me. I'm naive, a bit conserned too, so I'm logged in here. I find this site very informative, but they wont stop my mind to wander in to all if's. If this happens, or that happens, how do I handle myself mentally.? I know, I have run away with it too far too soon. Maybe just a one day a time.
Don't worry about being pompous, where all here with the same worries and challenges. I hope yours turns out to be something quite treatable. I'm now waiting on my first session of chemo and my attitude is starting to change from fear to a desire to get on with it. Keep in touch and let me know how it goes.
Thank you to wellcoming me in. I'm new and confused with it all. It is amazing at what fed days deep thinking does, life values slightly differs from yesterday.. I gave a big hug to my teen ager daughter, she were a bit scuirmish, looked me at I have lost my marbles. I actually told her, at where i'm now. Sure, she went "I dont wanna know about it mum". But I felt at she need to be informed asap, kids /teens feel more than we can hide. And when we go this journey together, she ignoring, but knowing, and maybe one day respecting our relationship at we do not hide anything from each. It is respect in my eyes. This is a new road, more to learn, accept, respect.....
its not easy telling anyone especially your own kids. But Ive found them to be more resilient than I thought. At least they appera to shut out negative thoughts better than I do. I talked to someone today and it was interesting because I don't view it as a "battle". Its not like I have a choice but to take whats given and let nature decide how my body responds. Certainly a positive attitude makes each day more pleasant. But I can now see it clearly as a journey, a detour in the life that I thought I had planned and maybe will get back on again one day. It has changed my perspective on life and whats important and how interesting it is to accept that not many others can see it. You have to be in these shoes to trully know it. take care
Quote: You have to be in these shoes to trully know it. take care -------- I did not meant to be all knowing at all. Sorry if I said something wrong. I'm just getting these shoes fitted. I really dont know at what to expect, or how to fit in to my shoes. It's a journey for me, to find my humblessness again, and accept it. I think at my ego is having bigger journey than my body. I'm just a beginner here.
Hi guys,I really think it is a battle we have to wage..I was diagnosed with stage 3 pancreatic cancer and ,even after 2.5yrs,I still battle this everyday. The biggest thing is to enjoy every day the best way you can.That's,to me, the one thing we have that the general population don't have.After going through this we know what's important!!!!If you think about it,we're the lucky ones
Hi you all, I got test results of my mammogrph and scans, all clear. My Doc said at they are not 100% secure, so next to get biobsy of the lump. It took few days to collect my courage, other words to hype myself to see my Doc. I was ready, then I felt confused again, like missing out, (it may sound funny). I was ready for more serious answers. Feeling mislead, I feel at I have misslead you other posters with nothing. I go for biobsy and see what next. Take care..
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