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Finally some good news!!

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I know its been awhile since I've been 'here'....I've missed 'talking' with you all & hope this finds you doing ok, getting ready for the holidays. I've kept to myself so to speak anticipating surgery & brachytherapy. My emotions were all over the place the past couple weeks. Tried to keep busy cleaning house, making schedule for our pup's care....you know the usual stuff to help put one's mind at ease while in the hospital. haha!
We went to Goshen (Care House) on Mon. Nov 14th to 'prepare' for the surgery on Tues. morning. Things went good....better then good actually! Although I slept most of the day I do remember my oncology surgeon saying "We didn't find any cancer! No radiation needed!"! They did remove the tumor with surrounding tissue. To be sure they were correct, they had pathology double-check on Wed. So after a long night waiting...praying noon would hurry up (when the final results would be in!). My dr checked on me at 8am. (pain med wearing off...felt like a truck ran over me!) Then at 10am here comes my dr to tell hubby & me "No cancer so no radiation!". But they did find some dysplasia so will need to keep a close watch on that. I'll go for follow-up Nov 30th. Then every 3 months for the 1st year for a simple scope check (not sure med term! heehee).
So now at home healing & resting to get stronger. Very uncomfortable, feeling the stitches poking (& feeling like maybe got a corn cob up my arse! hahaha!). Can only lay or lean which makes sitz baths alittle difficult (but doable). No special diet but lots of fluids & watching my food intake.
Thanksgiving will be quiet with just me & hubby...but we are feeling very blessed.

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This is wonderful news! Wow no radiation, thats great and they got it all. I am so happy for you, now let the healing begin. Lori

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That is great news.

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Joined: Sep 2011

You all make me smile (*o*)!! Thanx for the happy thoughts & prayers!!

Lori...I hope you're feeling much better & getting stronger every day!!

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So happy and grateful to hear this news. You are one courageous lady. You have been in my thoughts and prayers daily. Continue to rest and heal.

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How awesome for you!!! I am so happy to hear that you will not have to have radiation. You have certainly been through enough already!!

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I am so very happy for you! This is wonderful news. I wish you swift healing from the procedure and hope you'll keep us posted on how things are going. Hugs!

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Happy dance!!!
Congratulations! Be well!

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Joined: Feb 2011

So happy for you!

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Joined: Jun 2009

So very, very happy for you! Happy Thanksgiving!

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