• Today is "pretend to be a time traveler day". Yes, that's a real thing. Who knew?

    Asked by GregP_WN on Sunday, December 8, 2019

    Today is "pretend to be a time traveler day". Yes, that's a real thing. Who knew?

    Since your diagnosis have you thought about if you could go back to the time before your diagnosis is there anything that you would do? Anything you would change, besides not being diagnosed? It's a crazy fantasy but just one of those things that often runs through some of our minds.

    3 Answers from the Community

    • Dkatsmeow's Avatar
      Dkatsmeow

      Quit smoking a lot earlier than I did.

      about 1 month ago
    • meyati's Avatar
      meyati

      Yes, I definately would have driven the 300 miles to Juarez and had this on my face removed. I was told by my lab that if this had been taken off 2 years earlier that it wasn't spreading.

      My other option would have been to go to an ER parking lot, drank Vodka and cut it out myself. I did not have the courage to do that.

      2 women in NM had bad breast implants-cosmetic surgery--The implants were leaking and other problems. Their doctors wouldn't remove them, so they independently of each other drank Vodka and cut the implants out themselves. One used a steak knife and the other her husbands hunting knife.

      I was a coward and I'm still paying the price. health care in NM sucks so much. I'm cancer free, but I never should have cancer.

      about 1 month ago
    • Carool's Avatar
      Carool

      OMG, Meyati! The trip to Juarez sounds much better.

      I’d have not gone with the guys every Friday after work and had two or three beers, now that I know that alcohol use might be a factor in someone’s developing breast cancer (however, a few beers a week probably didn’t cause my cancer). And I would’ve taken myself to a radiology imaging center rather than rely on a sole radiology practitioner who eventually misdiagnosed my breast cancer. I’d also change lots of non-cancer-related decisions....

      about 1 month ago

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