Sorry for the delay, I haven't been on here for a while.
I had my operation in June 2013 and went through 6 weeks of radiotheray followed by 6 months of chemo'. The radio was a breeze with no side affects and the chemo was relatively easy bar one or two rough nights each round. Toward the end my blood count dropped like a stone and I had to have a couple of transfusions (top ups) to get me through.
I lost a bit of weight but only 5 - 6 kgs over the course of treatment (have since found this!).
I was offered all sorts of alternative and additional herbal remedies but at the end of the day, I think our Doctors know whats best and I hve been well since. I did have a seizure whilst driving in May last year but this has been treated with anti-seizure meds and I havent had any other problems.
Importantly, I am here, well and I don;t think too much about it anymore. I started my own business in March last year and I put myself under a fair bit (lot) of daily stress working 12 hour plus 7 days a week....
My prognosis has gone from an initial 5 years to 12 years plus now which is way over the horizon for me.
I think the key to it all is keep busy, positive and stay happy!
I hope this has helped you in your journey.
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