- August 1, 2010 at 2:49 pm
I like the article a lot. I know that sometimes I relax when I decide that the worse thing probably will happen but it’s what I do in between now and then that matters. By that I specifically mean how I dealt with an anxious period about melanoma. I decided I probably would recur so why not enjoy the time before it happened. I don’t feel that way anymore. I am guardedly optimistic that I’ll remain stage 3 but it was a coping mechanism for me at my darkest period aobut that. At this point I figure someone has to be in the percent that does survive so why not me.
Envisioning the worse wouldn’t work when it comes to my daughter. No way am I going to even envision the worse things happening to her so I realize when dealing with a sick child or loved one what worked for me with my melanoma anxiety wouldn’t work. I was glad to read in your posts with John that your son is doing so much better.