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mlph4021
Posts: 76
Joined: Dec 2016

All week so far. Huge improvement for me, as I was so unhappy and feeling so much anger and self pity before.

Anyway, today I am extremely grateful for the insurance plan my company provides my family. When we were on hubby's insurance, our deductible was 10,000 per person and then 10,000 co-insurance! And it cost us a fortune every month. According to my doctor I had this then, thankfully I didn't know it, or we'd be 20k in the hole. :) 

I am also (finally) grateful my cancer was diagnosed, and for my surgery, and that it is now presumed "gone." I am choosing to believe now that I beat it, until a future scan tells me othewise. A lot of my doubts are starting to fade, the constant, "What if..." and I am starting to move forward. 

I have also started tackling a lot of things I let pile up since diagnosis/surgery and it feels good to cross tasks off my list! 

This could all go south tomorrow, the chains on my mood swings aren't strong, but for now I am thankful. I think a big part of it has been coming here and hearing from others going through it. Thank you!! 

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Jan4you
Posts: 1326
Joined: Oct 2013

You sound like you are re-grouping and on your way to a full recovery.  Mood disorders can be exacerbated by surgery/illness. So if you don't start to improve in a few weeks, see a mental health professional for an evaluation. You can and WILL be better now!

Sending you healing hugs,

Jan

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Max57
Posts: 167
Joined: Mar 2015

When I had mine it was such a disturbing news I didn't see it coming  when my doctor was telling me I had cancer I thought he was talking  about some body I don't  know .....me having cancer no no no not me....after the serugery start getting better..mood disorders....very normal you me and others went through a lot your brain need time to adjust ......you right now cancer free so enjoy life 

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