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    Hi, Donna. I just wanted to check in to see how you're doing. Thinking of you. : )

    Grace

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    Hi, Grace! How'd your gyn exam go? I'm assuming it was fine. And how's your move?

    Hugs, Carol

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      Carool

      Grace, yes, now I remember you said you weren't seeing gyn for now (and glad about your dermo).

      I had to rush to MY dermo last week because I had a bad rash on my calf that I feared was either cellulitis or a symptom of a blood clot. It was extremely itchy and growing. As often with me, I was on a wild and dramatic ride on my powerful imagination. The rash is a reaction to an insect or spider bite. Cortisone cream is doing the trick. At least this time I wasn't thinking "cancer" (most of the time).

      Purging. And it gets harder the older we, I, get, as stuff follows us and increases with the years. Good luck!

      And hugs -

      16 days ago
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      Oh, geez, Carol, I'm so glad the rash was just an insect or spider bite! How is it now?

      I love the "wild and dramatic ride on my powerful imagination" comment. That is so me. It's so nice to know I'm not the only one who is like that. My husband is just the opposite. He never "goes there" when something happens to one of us - or anyone else. He's Mr. Calm. It's so nice to have someone who understands.

      BTW, I had another doctor appointment last week that I forgot to mention - my annual eye exam. Even that has started to make me slightly nervous because several years ago my mom had what was called "pre-cancer" in some of the tissue around one of her eyes. Long story. Anyway, that exam went well.

      I keep meaning to make that gyn appointment...

      Isn't Washington providing a lot of entertainment these days? Honestly, it's unbelievable sometimes. I can hardly believe what I'm reading/hearing.

      I hope you're doing well.

      Hugs,

      Grace

      10 days ago
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      My boyfriend/partner is similar to your husband in that way. Well, there are enough of us anxious peeps to keep therapists and the pharmaceutical industry rich. I gave up my therapist right after 9/11 (well, she died shortly thereafter but I was packing it in anyway). Am on a small dose of Lexapro (antidepressant-anti-anxiety med) that helps a bit.

      I just had MY long-postponed eye exam yesterday (!). I, too, was worried somewhat, fearing either cancer or something else dire (why not?). My right eye is a bit larger than my left. My ophthalmologist said it's because my right is so myopic (my left is, too, but my right is much worse). All okay!

      More soon -

      Hugs, Carol

      10 days ago