• Not a question.....just venting

    Asked by little_fut on Friday, March 8, 2013

    Not a question.....just venting

    Hi everyone, well it's almost time for me to get my lump/node surgery (March 11). I know I will be stressed beyond the normal "chocolate-relief". If today is any indication of what my weekend, will be, II will be a nervous wreck/junk fooded out by Sunday....began breakfast with rocky road ice cream, lunch was ho-hos,. dinner: popcorn.....I know I shouldn't be eating all this junk, all this downed with HOT WATER. I am following advice I recieved here on this site and going out of town for the weekend so I know I won't be on the computer for a while. Everyone have a wonderful weekend and as always be as strong as you've been. Will give an update as soon as I am able to.

    15 Answers from the Community

    15 answers
    • SMT4's Avatar

      Enjoy your weekend and get a little you time in see some scenery, take a walk and enjoy the flowers. You are strong you got this!

      over 7 years ago
    • Kathy's Avatar

      Have fun getting away. I like when it can be so much fun that you can string along moments that you don't have these worries hanging over your head. You are almost there - just a few days more to go. This is a huge step to get behind you.

      over 7 years ago
    • GregP_WN's Avatar

      Good luck to you, you'll do great and be one more step towards cured!

      over 7 years ago
    • Clyde's Avatar

      Enjoy the trip. A change of location and pace will do wonders. Always does for me.

      over 7 years ago
    • karen1956's Avatar

      Enjoy your week-end away...Will be thinking of you on Monday...wishing you an easy recovery :)

      over 7 years ago
    • AlizaMLS's Avatar

      It's good to get away and have a change of scene especially when you are perseverating so much. I think your food binges are normal, all things considered. Btw, popcorn, if it's not dripping with butter and salt is not a bad food, it's good. It's high in fiber. Look at the nutritional info on the brands you buy. Get a lowfat, low in salt brand.

      Best of luck to you,

      over 7 years ago
    • JennyMiller's Avatar

      You have the thoughts and prayers of all your friends on WhatNext as you complete this next hurdle -- then you will be well on your way. Stay strong and keep a positive attitude as it is your most valuable weapon. I wish you the best.

      over 7 years ago
    • Giraffe's Avatar

      Have fun getting away. March 11, will come and go before you know it. Be strong, be positive and know that support is always there for you.

      over 7 years ago
    • suebo's Avatar

      Hi again little_fut. I had my surgery Feb 20 -- lumpectomy on left side - lymph node section on L side - and a biopsy on rt side to clear out remainder of benign cyst found in MRI biopsy. I still have a little lump under armpit that is small edema -- will reabsorb according to Dr -- but I feel great and am going back to tennis next week. I know it is hard but really count your blessings -- your surgery is very minor and you will be up and around in a few days. Also I recommend doing your "google" research and lots of reading before you decide on any other courses of trtmnt.

      over 7 years ago
    • SueRae1's Avatar

      Enjoy your week-end. One or two days of comfort eating isn't a big deal. Good luck Monday.

      over 7 years ago
    • stizmata's Avatar

      Enjoy your weekend!!! You are going to be Fine!!!!!

      over 7 years ago
    • Mel's Avatar

      Have a great weekend and try to relax and enjoy!!. :)

      over 7 years ago
    • Bug's Avatar

      Hi, little_fut. Have a *good* weekend. I remember the anxiety and tension before my surgeries. Breathe - deeply and often. Distractions are good, too. Like SMT4 said - You got this! You really do. And haven't you heard? Chocolate is good for you. ; ) I'm thinking of you and look forward to hearing how it went.

      over 7 years ago
    • Yallpaint's Avatar

      Good for you. When else will you have opportunity to eat what you want without guilt. My chemo days consisted of IHOP Swedish crepes, followed by an afternoon snack giant sundae from Baskin Robbins. Sometimes I finished the day off with a bag of kettle corn. (Yes, I was lucky - chemo did not make me sick to my stomach). I know I ate better on other days, but you do what you have to do to get through this. All will be well.

      over 7 years ago
    • Lirasgirl33's Avatar

      Enjoy your weekend! :) You got this!

      over 7 years ago

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