Oh yeah... I've been there. Watching the doctor move his lips, hearing the words and thinking I can't believe what he is saying...is he really talking about me? I have what??? It's almost a surreal experience. I was on a whirlwind of an experience. Two weeks prior I was at the beach with my son's family when my gynecologist called with the results of a vaginal ultrasound. There was a ... Read More about When You Can’t Believe The Words Coming out of the Doctor’s Mouth
Turns out, it is. Survivor's guilt is really a thing. When I was first diagnosed, my aversion to reading anything regarding ovarian cancer was out of self-preservation. I couldn't yoke myself to anyone else's story in the irrational belief that their fate would be my fate. It was like hanging with the wrong crowd and their offensive behavior would become mine. As a year went by, and then two, ... Read More about Is Survivor’s Guilt Really a Thing?
Mothers Day dawned I knew I was going to be alone. It was rainy and gloomy and the builder was packed and ready for a four day, much anticipated fishing trip to western Pennsylvania. I was actually looking forward to four days of my own schedule. My grown kids are all busy with soccer and baseball schedules, the years of running children to and fro, but I knew I would hear from each of them. I ... Read More about Giving It All on Mother’s Day, but Not What You Think
The symptoms of ovarian cancer are subtle and easy to miss, which is why it often progresses to stage 3 or 4 before discovery. Any one of these symptoms alone would not sound the alarm, but if you are experiencing three or four of them, make an appointment with your gynecologist to be checked out. I am not a doctor, and this is not medical advice, but advice based on my own personal experience and ... Read More about 10 Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer
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