• Have you considered what your life would be like now if you never had to worry about cancer again?

    Asked by GregP_WN on Wednesday, June 19, 2019

    Have you considered what your life would be like now if you never had to worry about cancer again?

    Every time you have a pain you wouldn't have to have those thoughts of what kind of cancer is it now.

    When you go for an annual check-up you wouldn't have to have that sick to your stomach feeling.

    You wouldn't have to plan your days, nights, vacations around your side effects, appointments, or fears.

    What if you blinked your eyes and just like that you were back to the day before you were diagnosed? What would you do, what would you change?

    10 Answers from the Community

    10 answers
    • Dkatsmeow's Avatar
      Dkatsmeow

      I was trying to stop smoking before I was diagnosed with cancer. I woulnd't change that. But it would be nice to be able to eat "normally" again. I probably wouldn't have counted calories as much as I did & just eat what I want. Also I was in better shape physically then than I am today. I have full blown osteoporisis now. I was working on lifting weights prior to cancer. So other than a cancer diagnoses I don't think I would have changed anything.

      28 days ago
    • male4972's Avatar
      male4972

      Esophageal Cancer IS NOT caused by SMOKING period. Watch my DOCUMENTARY on YouTube : LINK : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zMXnud87_E or you can GOOGLE it by typing in : Ron Watson Esophageal Cancer.

      27 days ago
    • Molly72's Avatar
      Molly72

      Sometimes those "pains after cancer" turn out to be a totally different condition or disease.
      Perhaps possibly caused by cancer after effects on your body. But, who knows!
      Wish more studies concerning this problem could be done, then we could really have peace of mind.

      27 days ago
    • NoLiver's Avatar
      NoLiver

      It would be a wonderful thing to not have to worry about it. I can only imagine what it would be like to have a worry free life and live life with no worry, nothing on my mind but living life and enjoying it.

      27 days ago
    • JaneA's Avatar
      JaneA

      Perhaps I wouldn't wake up in the middle of the night and stay awake for a couple of hours with dark thoughts about fear of recurrence.

      Yet despite the challenges, I am forever grateful to be alive. I appreciate this beautiful world so much more now.

      27 days ago
    • beachbum5817's Avatar
      beachbum5817

      For starters, I would make my 4 cm tumor be benign. That would solve a lot of my problems. If I never had to worry about cancer again, it would be wonderful for my children as well. I know it is always in their minds, too.

      27 days ago
    • BarbarainBham's Avatar
      BarbarainBham

      On the other hand, you could choose not to worry about recurrence, or go to counseling to learn how to choose. I don't worry about it.

      If you worry now, how do you know you wouldn't worry if you had never had cancer?? I think you would because you are worriers. (No offense)

      26 days ago
    • petieagnor's Avatar
      petieagnor

      Every day. I just don't dwell on it & work with what God has given me: caring doctors, time left, loving family, etc.

      1 day ago
    • LisaR's Avatar
      LisaR

      I guess I would say it would be back to "normal" before cancer was ever here. Wouldn't that be wonderful?

      1 day ago
    • BarbarainBham's Avatar
      BarbarainBham

      Worry doesn't change the outcome of anything, so don't waste your time doing it.

      about 23 hours ago

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