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scuttlebug11
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Today I went to the doctors, my platlets have not budged, there still twenty-three thousand, tomorrow I start retuxin, to attempt to pull up my platlet count. But.. It didn't work before, but they have NEVER been this low ! I need prayer.. For not only my platlets, but also my faith. -Denise.

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allmost60
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Joined: Jul 2010

Hi Denise,
I was just getting ready to answer your other post, but will talk to you here instead without having to repeat myself. Everything the group has said to you, I agree with whole heartedly. TALK to your doctor...tell him how depressed you are feeling...get on some medication to help with the depression...talk to the social worker at your clinic...talk to your minister at your church! Like Vinny said..."Giving up" is NOT an option. I know for a fact that if you do not have someone to care for you, the state will provide care...either at the hospital or they will put you in a place to stay until your able to help yourself. Your doctors are not going to just kick you to the curb and have you fend for yourself...they can be sued if they did such a thing! But...with that being said Denise, you also have some obligations to fullfill on your end, which is to SPEAK UP and tell everyone what your situation is so that they can work with you. You cannot curl up in a ball and cut yourself off from people. Your daughter needs you, but most of all you need to be strong for yourself. Treatment is hard Denise, and sometimes people hit a real low and don't think they will make it, but they DO! You can do this dear Denise, but you have to talk to people and make sure they understand that you do not have any help or caregiver. Your doctor will find the right people to work with you, but you have to tell him what you need. Well...I don't know what else to say other than I am praying for you, I have faith in you, and I totally believe you are going to make it through this. Tell us what you need and we will help however possible...ok? If you need someone to talk to on the phone, you can send me a private e-mail with your number and I will call and talk to you. Quitting is just not an option Denise,seriously! I'm here for you...Love...Sue
(FNHL-2-3A-6/10)

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