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Any other young moms?

Forums General Melanoma Community Any other young moms?

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    LampChop
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    I've been looking for a cancer support group of young moms or young women without children.  I'd love to chat with others for whom a cancer diagnosis has halted their ability to start or grow their family.  Anyone on this board that is in a similar situation to me?  I'm 38, Stage IIIB with strong recommendations from many doctors to avoid becoming pregnant again (which I have decided to abide by).  I have a 2 year old daughter.

    Kristin

    I've been looking for a cancer support group of young moms or young women without children.  I'd love to chat with others for whom a cancer diagnosis has halted their ability to start or grow their family.  Anyone on this board that is in a similar situation to me?  I'm 38, Stage IIIB with strong recommendations from many doctors to avoid becoming pregnant again (which I have decided to abide by).  I have a 2 year old daughter.

    Kristin

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      AS123
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      Hi Kristen,

      I am 33 years old and have a two year old (almost three) and a one year old. I was diagnosed with stage 1b in December. I'd love a young mom/young women support group!

      Anne

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      AS123
      Participant

      Hi Kristen,

      I am 33 years old and have a two year old (almost three) and a one year old. I was diagnosed with stage 1b in December. I'd love a young mom/young women support group!

      Anne

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      Tracy Chicago
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      Hi Kristin,

      I'm 33 years old with a two year old daughter. I'm Stage 3B as well and have also chosen to not have any more kids for fear of reoccurence. I'd be happy to chat with you anytime.

      My email is lynchtracyathotmail.com

      Tracy

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      Tracy Chicago
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      Hi Kristin,

      I'm 33 years old with a two year old daughter. I'm Stage 3B as well and have also chosen to not have any more kids for fear of reoccurence. I'd be happy to chat with you anytime.

      My email is lynchtracyathotmail.com

      Tracy

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      Ranisa
      Participant

      32 years old.  Stage 1B.  Dx last July currently pregnant-5 months along with #5 and being monitored very closely.

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        Lisa13
        Participant

        I'm 40 and was just diagnosed (3b) in January of this year.  I have a beautiful daughter who turns 18 months tomorrow.  I hope and pray that all of us can live to watch our children grow up.

         

        Lisa

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        Lisa13
        Participant

        I'm 40 and was just diagnosed (3b) in January of this year.  I have a beautiful daughter who turns 18 months tomorrow.  I hope and pray that all of us can live to watch our children grow up.

         

        Lisa

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        Ranisa
        Participant

        My orginal doctors told me to wait 2 years before trying to get pregnant.  It didn't work out that way.  I am very curious to know about people also in the same or simular situations.  If they are going to wait to have kids or not have any more….and also why? 

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        Ranisa
        Participant

        My orginal doctors told me to wait 2 years before trying to get pregnant.  It didn't work out that way.  I am very curious to know about people also in the same or simular situations.  If they are going to wait to have kids or not have any more….and also why? 

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      Ranisa
      Participant

      32 years old.  Stage 1B.  Dx last July currently pregnant-5 months along with #5 and being monitored very closely.

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      kbc123
      Participant

      Is 42 considered young mom?  LOL    This disease has made me feel like I have aged 10 years overnight !  I am 3a and my journey with this just started in January.  I have a 20, 13 and 12 yr old.  I now how I feel, I can only imagine how you all are doing with little ones.

      I am all for a support group…I am looking for a group with my cancer center as we speak…

      Kathy

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      kbc123
      Participant

      Is 42 considered young mom?  LOL    This disease has made me feel like I have aged 10 years overnight !  I am 3a and my journey with this just started in January.  I have a 20, 13 and 12 yr old.  I now how I feel, I can only imagine how you all are doing with little ones.

      I am all for a support group…I am looking for a group with my cancer center as we speak…

      Kathy

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      AS123
      Participant

      We could easily start a yahoo group for all of us and anyone else you wants to join! If you want to send me your email addresses, I'm happy to get it set up. I think you can email me from the "contact" tab when you click on my profile, if not, I can post my email. :) Anne

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      AS123
      Participant

      We could easily start a yahoo group for all of us and anyone else you wants to join! If you want to send me your email addresses, I'm happy to get it set up. I think you can email me from the "contact" tab when you click on my profile, if not, I can post my email. :) Anne

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      swissie
      Participant

      Great idea!

      I am 38, stage IIIB with a 4 year old. He was 2.5 when I was diagnosed.

      Just had my scan and found out I am still NED.

      1 year and 9 months!

      My email: [email protected]

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      swissie
      Participant

      Great idea!

      I am 38, stage IIIB with a 4 year old. He was 2.5 when I was diagnosed.

      Just had my scan and found out I am still NED.

      1 year and 9 months!

      My email: [email protected]

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      Ali
      Participant

      Good idea!  I was diagnosed IIIB at 28 with three small children.  It was very hard.  I would love to be in on a support group!

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      Ali
      Participant

      Good idea!  I was diagnosed IIIB at 28 with three small children.  It was very hard.  I would love to be in on a support group!

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      AS123
      Participant

      Ok, I started a group on Yahoo (Moms with Melanoma) but I think you needs a yahoo account to join. It only took a minute to do and I signed up for mine just to be in a couple of groups, it's not the one I actually use for my email. Once you have your yahoo account, here is the link to join: http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/MomsWithMelanoma/ It will send me a message for approval, but I'm on my phone checking email all the time so it shouldn't take long! :) Anne

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      AS123
      Participant

      Ok, I started a group on Yahoo (Moms with Melanoma) but I think you needs a yahoo account to join. It only took a minute to do and I signed up for mine just to be in a couple of groups, it's not the one I actually use for my email. Once you have your yahoo account, here is the link to join: http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/MomsWithMelanoma/ It will send me a message for approval, but I'm on my phone checking email all the time so it shouldn't take long! :) Anne

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