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tommybear
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Joined: Oct 2009

Hey everyone....I am having a little tough time. Go to my surgeon tomorrow - hope to have some results from two weeks ago. My thinking is not working the way it used to - my speech is goofy, been a little scared today and a little confused.

The doc has me on steroids and an anti-seizure and I am hoping I can go off the steroids some.

Tomorrow might be the day I find out what grade my tumor is now. They said they took 70%, but they had said that the first time with the first surgery I had also.

Ok, I am going to kick butt regardless....yeah, that's right....

Hope so,

Michele

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KMPonder
Posts: 102
Joined: Dec 2009

Hi Michele.

Be safe with the steroids. Just know hubby's reaction on steroids was not good (twice). There is a very real dilemma called steroid psychosis that our doctors don't tell us about. Just be aware. I'm sure you'll be fine.

Sending prayers for you that you get the best report possible and will feel better.

Kim

Beckymarie
Posts: 358
Joined: Aug 2009

Another side effect of steroids is steroid myopathy (sp?). Steroids can cause weakness in the hip flexors making walking and going from sit to stand, up stairs very difficult.

Beckymarie
Posts: 358
Joined: Aug 2009

Another side effect of steroids is steroid myopathy (sp?). Steroids can cause weakness in the hip flexors making walking and going from sit to stand, up stairs very difficult.

tommybear
Posts: 112
Joined: Oct 2009

I had read this a few days ago, but have been a little off. But, yesterday I went home and spend time with my 17 year old who made me laugh! Yes, the laughter has done much for me.

I do go this website, but aren't able to really speak or write what I am thinking. Hanging in there today!

:o)

Michele

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Rory1987
Posts: 122
Joined: Nov 2009

Indeed, laughter does help a lot and it also relieves us whenever we have worries. So I guess the saying "Laughter is the best medicine" is true :)

Hope456
Posts: 9
Joined: Mar 2011

I just purchased Plant a Geranium in my Cranium that i'm reading while waiting for my radiation treatments everyday. It makes me laugh out loud. Highly recommend it. It's about the author's journey through brain cancer.

luvmydaughter
Posts: 6
Joined: Mar 2011

I was on steroids after my crainiotomy, and they made me very moody. But I am sure they affect people differently.

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