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Carol
Posts: 1
Joined: Dec 2002

Hello everybody i'm new here to this group. i'm glad i have find a place to express how i'm feeling.i just find out i had breast cancer on nov.5 and on the 20th i had both breast removed.i just turned 44 this month...i'm really afraid that it will come back some place else now...my whole family has had breast cancer except for mt 1 sister..my sister passed away 10 yrs ago with cause of breast cancer and then she got a brain tumor...my other sister had her breast removed and my mom had braest cancer and just removed the lump and my aunt had breast cancer lump removed too..i'm feeling so depressed and fearful i have been out of work now for 1 month and i'm having a hard time dealing with this all feeling so many diferent things at once here...well thank you for being here or me and hope to be able to help others here as i get better....God Bless Carol

jigsaw
Posts: 10
Joined: Sep 2002

Hi Carol,

I'm really sorry to hear about your breast cancer diagnosis. I hope you will have a speedy recovery and that your cancer will never come back. You've just got to try and keep a good and positive outlook and try to enjoy life to the fullest. I know that's easier said than done. Also, keep a strong relationship with God. Just talking to him every night strengthens me. I don't have cancer, but my Daddy was just diagnosed with advanced stage prostate cancer this past May, so I do know how it feels to be affected by it emotionally. I am very close to him and hate to see him going through this more than anything. I just turned 30 and am not ready to lose my Daddy anytime soon. He is the rock in our family. He's the one that has always kept all of us together. I have a 2 year old little boy who idolizes him. His cancer is beyond trying to cure, so they are just treating it with hormone therapy trying to slow it down and stop it from growing. He tries his best to continue living his life to the fullest, even though he knows his health may get worse any day.

You've just got to try and be strong and keep your faith. Cancer is a scary thing. I've had grandmothers, grandfathers, and aunts to die of the disease, so of course I worry about having it one day too. But when the Lord is ready to take us, it can happen at any time and in any way.

Well, I'm sure you are going to be ok and I hope you have a good Christmas. If you ever need to talk, feel free to e-mail me @ mebmiller@netzero.com.

Take care and may God comfort and strengthen you every day.

Beth

lorraineb
Posts: 1
Joined: Mar 2003

Carlo,
so how are you doing. It seems to have been awhile since you wrote your message. I too have had breast cancer and both breasts removed. One in 1996 and the other in 1998. It has now been almost 7 years since I started this ordeal. How are you doing, really?

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