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Brain MRI Clear!!

Forums General Melanoma Community Brain MRI Clear!!

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    lhaley
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    We always tell people that just because you have a new symptom it doesn't mean it's melanoma. Then it happens to you and automatically mel is the first thing I thought about.  I've been having headaches, lightheadedness, memory issues ect.  I did have a traumatic brain injury about 6 months ago but it had gotten better, then went back to issues again.  But, the MRI I had yesterday was clear!! 

    I didn't realize how hard it was to admit to the oncologist that I was having problems. Denial was easier to deal with!

    We always tell people that just because you have a new symptom it doesn't mean it's melanoma. Then it happens to you and automatically mel is the first thing I thought about.  I've been having headaches, lightheadedness, memory issues ect.  I did have a traumatic brain injury about 6 months ago but it had gotten better, then went back to issues again.  But, the MRI I had yesterday was clear!! 

    I didn't realize how hard it was to admit to the oncologist that I was having problems. Denial was easier to deal with!

    By the way, don't ever put a paper shredder on a top shelf. The motors do fall off when reaching to get it down!!  Even though I still don't feel great I am greatly relieved!

    Linda

    Stage IV  NED 1 month  PET scan Dec. 7th

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      Wendi Lynn
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      Linda,

      So happy to hear such wonderful news!  NED continues!  Hoping that you feel better soon!  Congrats!

      Wendi

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      Wendi Lynn
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      Linda,

      So happy to hear such wonderful news!  NED continues!  Hoping that you feel better soon!  Congrats!

      Wendi

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      MaryMary73
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      Congrats!!! Wishing you continued health yes

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      MaryMary73
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      Congrats!!! Wishing you continued health yes

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      NicOz
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      smiley <— that is what my head looks like right at this moment (although with a worse hairdo) So very happy to hear your news!!

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      NicOz
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      smiley <— that is what my head looks like right at this moment (although with a worse hairdo) So very happy to hear your news!!

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      Bonnie Lea
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      Linda such great news to read.  It is always hard to tell our onc's something else is happening, every bump, lump, weird feeling and I am so happy that you have a clear result.

      Paper Shredder Knock Noggin tsk tsk  next time bottom shelf it.

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      Bonnie Lea
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      Linda such great news to read.  It is always hard to tell our onc's something else is happening, every bump, lump, weird feeling and I am so happy that you have a clear result.

      Paper Shredder Knock Noggin tsk tsk  next time bottom shelf it.

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        Bonnie Lea
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        sorry Linda…. once again I hit the wrong button.  Did not wish to be annon.   it is in a stupid place for a shunted one like me.  Sorry

         

        I am   Bonnie Lea

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        Bonnie Lea
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        sorry Linda…. once again I hit the wrong button.  Did not wish to be annon.   it is in a stupid place for a shunted one like me.  Sorry

         

        I am   Bonnie Lea

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        lhaley
        Participant

        Bonnie,

        I now don't reach for anything over my head!!!   I have no idea of why my husband put it on the top shelf!

        Linda

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        lhaley
        Participant

        Bonnie,

        I now don't reach for anything over my head!!!   I have no idea of why my husband put it on the top shelf!

        Linda

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      triciad
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      Congratulations Linda!  Here's to many more negative results!!!!

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      triciad
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      Congratulations Linda!  Here's to many more negative results!!!!

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      akls
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      Linda,

       

      So happy to hear your great news!  Congrats!

       

      Amy S. in Michigan

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      akls
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      Linda,

       

      So happy to hear your great news!  Congrats!

       

      Amy S. in Michigan

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      dian in spokane
      Participant

      Linda!

      Fantabulous!

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      dian in spokane
      Participant

      Linda!

      Fantabulous!

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      Rebecca and Bob
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      Linda,

       

      Great news! I hope everything stays NED for you!! I have been worried about my husband lately because he saying he feels sick and all I can think about is melanoma – even though 3 weeks ago he was told everything was clear, but you know how it goes.

       

      Rebecca and Bob

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      Rebecca and Bob
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      Linda,

       

      Great news! I hope everything stays NED for you!! I have been worried about my husband lately because he saying he feels sick and all I can think about is melanoma – even though 3 weeks ago he was told everything was clear, but you know how it goes.

       

      Rebecca and Bob

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      bcl
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      What excellent news Linda!  And best of luck Dec 7th, hope to see NED two months and counting! 

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      bcl
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      What excellent news Linda!  And best of luck Dec 7th, hope to see NED two months and counting! 

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      CarolA
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      Linda,   You said it perfectly, about how we shouldn't think about melanoma and how, automatically, we all do!   I have been trying Janner's philosophy of waiting a week on suspicious feelings or sightings and that seems to have been working lately.  I'm happy for your clear MRI.    It's always good to hear good news.

      CarolA

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      CarolA
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      Linda,   You said it perfectly, about how we shouldn't think about melanoma and how, automatically, we all do!   I have been trying Janner's philosophy of waiting a week on suspicious feelings or sightings and that seems to have been working lately.  I'm happy for your clear MRI.    It's always good to hear good news.

      CarolA

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      King
      Participant

      Linda,

       

      Great news.  Proof that it isn't always melanoma, thank goodness. :)

       

      Stay Strong

      King

      Stage IV 7/05 Liver mets

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      King
      Participant

      Linda,

       

      Great news.  Proof that it isn't always melanoma, thank goodness. :)

       

      Stay Strong

      King

      Stage IV 7/05 Liver mets

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      Suzan AB
      Participant

      Hahahhaaa, Linda!  Its Happy Dance Time!!!!   dummdadeedumm dadadaaaa dahdahdah..Its Happy Time!   Ok it does lose something if it is typed…Hahahahaaa who cares….Its Happy Dance Time!

      Congrats and may NED be your boyfriend for a very long time!

      Dancing with you…Suzan AB

      Stage IV

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      Suzan AB
      Participant

      Hahahhaaa, Linda!  Its Happy Dance Time!!!!   dummdadeedumm dadadaaaa dahdahdah..Its Happy Time!   Ok it does lose something if it is typed…Hahahahaaa who cares….Its Happy Dance Time!

      Congrats and may NED be your boyfriend for a very long time!

      Dancing with you…Suzan AB

      Stage IV

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      Sharyn
      Participant

      Linda, great news! I know what you mean about thinking "melanoma" at every lump, twitch, pain and headache. I guess it's part of having the disease. I remember thinking "Thank God it's only arthritis" when I had lower back pain checked out. Only a cancer patient would be grateful for arthritis!! LOL!!

      Hugs

      Sharyn, Stage IV

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      Sharyn
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      Linda, great news! I know what you mean about thinking "melanoma" at every lump, twitch, pain and headache. I guess it's part of having the disease. I remember thinking "Thank God it's only arthritis" when I had lower back pain checked out. Only a cancer patient would be grateful for arthritis!! LOL!!

      Hugs

      Sharyn, Stage IV

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      ValinMtl
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      Linda, this is superb news!  What a great early Christmas gift to yourself!   Thinking positive that you will have another early one on the 7th……Val

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      ValinMtl
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      Linda, this is superb news!  What a great early Christmas gift to yourself!   Thinking positive that you will have another early one on the 7th……Val

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      Nancy
      Participant

      Hi Linda, Thanks for sharing wonderful news – and thanks for being with me through my journey…In thought and prayer tonight …

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      Nancy
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      Hi Linda, Thanks for sharing wonderful news – and thanks for being with me through my journey…In thought and prayer tonight …

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