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Re: Do People Survive This?

Forums Cutaneous Melanoma Community Do People Survive This? Re: Do People Survive This?

    MonicaD
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      I like your response.  Thanks.  Life is terminal, isn't it?  That's a great way of looking at it.  And yes, your list is positive enough for me.  I guess in the beginning it's just hard to realize that life doesn't stop after the diagnosis.  I'm a little bit more than a month since my initial doctor's visit that gave me the news and yes, as each day passes it does get easier.  Having surgery last week sorta put me back to the beginning a bit though I think…waiting for news and feeling acute pain that reminds me of what is going on.  It's hard to move on when you don't know if you're "allowed" to yet.  I find it very encouraging to hear everyone's stories though… how long they've dealt with this and how it's going now.  It's nice to know you're not alone even when sometimes you feel you are.

      Thanks again,
      Monica 

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