• I'm not sure if this is the right place on the site to do this..but I wanted to thank all of you for your support.

    Asked by dealite2007 on Thursday, November 15, 2012

    I'm not sure if this is the right place on the site to do this..but I wanted to thank all of you for your support.

    I had a lumpectomy yesterday and want to thank the wonderful thoughts and prayers sent to me by everyone on this site. I came through well and have no pain or side effects as of today. I wasn't scared about surgery...I was scared to know that the surgery would make this whole nightmare a reality, not just something you talk about. Today I start my journey to kick this monster's a*&!!

    16 Answers from the Community

    16 answers
    • Nancebeth's Avatar

      You go girl!!!!!! I kicked its butt, you will too!

      almost 6 years ago
    • Sugarshine's Avatar

      Good luck with your journey, you have the right attitude to beat it! Think positive, hang in there, and know we are all on this journey too in some way. There is always strength in numbers. ;-)

      almost 6 years ago
    • ticklingcancer's Avatar

      Awesome!!! Keep us all posted on your progress!!

      almost 6 years ago
    • Loafer's Avatar

      Great attitude! I wear a courage bracelet everyday to reinforce the fight that is needed to get through the journey.... Hugs and prayers for a speedy recovery.

      almost 6 years ago
    • GregP_WN's Avatar

      We are so glad you found us. Post about anything you like, we are here to help!

      almost 6 years ago
    • SpunkyS's Avatar

      Kick high and kick hard. Know you have lots of people encouraging you and walking with you.

      almost 6 years ago
    • karen1956's Avatar

      Wishing you an easy time as you continue on this journey!!!!

      almost 6 years ago
    • packerbacker's Avatar

      Way to go! I knew you could do it! Remember, you're not alone in your journey. Please keep up posted on your progress! Hugs your way!

      almost 6 years ago
    • Lirasgirl33's Avatar

      We're right here with you. We write to you from all over the country but just know you are not alone and you will get through this. Kick it's bootie! Wishing you a speedy recovery from your surgery. Sending hugs your way.

      almost 6 years ago
    • RMR's Avatar

      Yeah- fight hard! Good Luck to you!

      almost 6 years ago
    • SueRae1's Avatar

      Happy to hear your surgery went well, welcome to the kick a$$ club.

      almost 6 years ago
    • SusanK's Avatar

      That's right. That's the attitude you need. Fight this thing and try to stay strong throughout the battle. You will do it!!

      almost 6 years ago
    • gogolf's Avatar

      You can do it! I have a little sign near my computer that helps me everyday. It says,
      "I have cancer, cancer does not have me"

      almost 6 years ago
    • pll's Avatar

      yay! this is a community, so don't worry about the 'right place'. So happy the surgery went well. yes, it's kind of ironic the surgery (at least for b/c) is often the least issue. it's what follows the surgery (treatment) that can be the hardest. and learning a 'new normal'. it sounds trite, but it works - take one day at a time and don't focus on the "what ifs"

      almost 6 years ago
    • Snooks' Avatar

      Believe it or not there is a lot of positive energy eschewed when you are diagnosed with breast cancer. People who you hardly know (such as the people on this site) come to your defenses immediately whether it is to offer advice, or just to share their experiences. I've always believed that experience is the best teacher. And I was brought up to believe that it is never too late to say thank you. The people I have met, whether it was the nurses who administered my chemo, the nursing staff who took care of me when I had to be hospitalized during chemo treatment, the friends who brought food to my house, the friends who just sat by my bedside just to talk, or my husband who became my caregiver, will always be my "heroes". No words can convey my thanks to each and every one of them.

      almost 6 years ago
    • SandiD's Avatar

      Remember there are a LOT of us Survivors out here! You will join us. Go fight like a girl!

      almost 6 years ago

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