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Grieving the loss of a person who is still alive…

<p>Grieving the loss of a person who is still alive…</p>
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It’s Not All Your Parents Fault From the article…”at some point, as we grow up, something terrifying happens. We realize that our parents are flawed. And we realize they have problems. Sometimes serious problems.-
…True adulthood is letting go of the notion that mom and dad somehow gave us all of our problems and admitting that, regardless of where they came from, our problems are our own, that we are responsible for ourselves, and while we can’t control our genetics or our life history, we can always control what we do based on them.” #Truth #Forgiveness #FamilyAndFriends #cancersucks (-because it changes people, and ruins relationships, as well as being painful for the people who have it.) #PTSD #Healing #Depression

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Things I need to remind myself of…

<p>Things I need to remind myself of…</p>
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She has another son....

Last night we went to my sister in laws and brother in laws for my birthday dinner. My brother in law is dying of cancer. He told my husband last night he wasn't going to be around much longer and my mother in law piped in "I will be right behind you".... Like to me that is insensitive, inconsiderate and flat out rude. She has another son, not just my brother in law. I told my husband how I feel about what she had said and he said "just reminds me of who the favorite child is". I told him I wanted to message her to express how inappropriate that was and to remind her she has another son, but I didn't and he was glad. I am still irritated for him. #Familydrama #cancersucks

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I can't wrap my mind around this

I have had tummy issues for most of my life with lactose intolerance and IBS after I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia. My tummy issues worsened very slowly over last few months that my wife and I decided that I get checked out. Went to see a GI Doctor and he ordered an upper GI and colonoscopy to see what's going on with my gut. I figured he was going to say that I now have Chrons Disease, it's just IBS or worse there's nothing. You could have knocked me over with a feather when he said that I have a 3" x 4" tumor in my Colon and the biopsies confirmation that it's definitely Colon Cancer. Wait Doc what did you say????? I have Cancer ?!?!?!?! Cancer ............ never thought that would be used in the same sentence as my name. Now it's a big rush to get tests done and to get me to a Colorectal Surgeon due to the size of the tumor. I have faith in my doctors, I'm just beside myself. During one of my tests they have found that I'm passing a 6.5mm kidney stone on top of everything else and I just never fully recovered from the Upper GI and colonoscopy. My nausea and trips to the bathroom have gotten worse. I hope I can get some answers soon cause I have more questions than answers now. #cancersucks

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She’s my everything

<p>She’s my everything</p>
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PTSD and the Big C

So September 2019, I had to have a partial hysterectomy because of going anemic every month when my “aunt” showed up. Well, then they found tumors last September and finished it. Now I find I am more depressed. I almost feel defeated sometimes. I can't even take hormones to help with any of the lovely menopause side effects because of the cancer. Like can God just stick a fork in me. My parents keep saying “God only gives you what you can handle” UMMMM I AM BENCHING HUMMERS OVER HERE!!!
#Depression #cancersucks #PTSD

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