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Re: Article on Stress

Forums General Melanoma Community Article on Stress Re: Article on Stress

    Carver
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      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.

      Cheers, Carver

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