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wiveliscombe
Posts: 47
Joined: Feb 2010

I lost my husband 14 months ago to esopageal/stomach cancer and 6 months prior I lost my Mum to cancer and wasn't able to be with her in England as I was caregiving my husband. I had a trip to England planned for next month and now I have been diagnosed with anal cancer and have to cancel my trip to start chemo and radiation treatment. Without my best friend, we had been married 38 years, I am finding it difficult to face this fight and it is bringing back sad memories, same oncologist, same chemo that my husband had a really bad reaction to. It is all scary but I will stay positive and get through this new challenge.
Thanks for listening I know everyone on this board has their own troubles to deal with.

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Tina Blondek
Posts: 1561
Joined: Nov 2009

hello and welcome to our caregivers discussion board. You are not alone here. Also visit the Anal cancer discussion board. It helps a whole lot to be able to speak with people on the same page as you. I was a caregiver for my dad. He passed from EC with mets to the liver in March 2010. I can relate to you. Continue to stay positive. Lean on God. God never gives us too much to handle. Come to me all that are heavy laden and trevail, and I will comfort you. Keep in touch.
Tina in Va

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