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Brenda Bricco
Posts: 559
Joined: Aug 2011

Hi Guys,

I just thought I would let everyone know that Dennis has a scan this Thursday. I don't have to tell you how anxious I am wondering what kind of news we will get. Dennis had Sirispere a few weeks ago so the scan is to see how effective it was or wasn't.

I have to be honest and say that I am mentally and physically tired, I've actually been worried that I am falling in to a depression that I can't seem to help myself out of. I am recovering from pneumonia myself and am realizing I am battling more than the infection in my lungs. I am asking for your prayers for Dennis' scan results and my mental strength to handle what ever comes our way.

I am so sorry for everyone that is battling this cancer and those have lost their loved ones. I'm just sad tonight, maybe tomorrow will be better.

GOD's blessings to you all.

Brenda

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janderson1964
Posts: 1766
Joined: Oct 2011

You and Dennis are both in my prayers

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lilacbrroller
Posts: 320
Joined: Jun 2012

You all are in my thoughts as well.  Hope everything goes well. 

 

Karin

myd
Posts: 30
Joined: Apr 2013

I'm very sorry for what you are going through.  I hope the scan goes well.  I must stress to you to take care of yourself.  It is for the benefit of both of you guys.  See your doctor regarding your feelings of depression.  Maybe, he/she can give you something for it.  Sometimes we need a little help.  My prayers are with you.

myd 

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Brenda Bricco
Posts: 559
Joined: Aug 2011

Thanks Everyone,

I really appreciate your prayers and support. I absolutley understand that I need to take care of myself also (I've reminded people of that very thing) but I guess it's easier said than done. I was letting the fear get the most of me when I posted this, I certainly have my weak moments.

GOD's blessings

Brenda

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annalexandria
Posts: 2288
Joined: Oct 2011

and hopes for great test results.

I've often said that I think the caregivers may have it even harder than us patients...it's so grueling mentally and physically.  I know how hard it is to manage everyone's needs, but do try to get some rest and time for yourself.  You've been at this for a pretty long time.  It's only natural to feel done in.

Hugs to you both~AA

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YoVita
Posts: 562
Joined: Mar 2010

Don't forget to take care of yourself - if only to be there for Dennis :)  Best wishes on the scan.

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