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    Hi my name is Liza and all i can say is HELP PLEASE. I was diagnosed with breast cancer in August had a double Masectomy with reconstruction in Sept. Been going for fills with PS. Then found out needed to have 4 rounds of chemo, i think thats when i lost it. Chemo hit me really hard, i tried everything to get out of it, but then reality hit and i did it, have had only one round 3 left to go. I knew chemo would suck but never as much as i even thought, felt horrible for 10 days after lost all my hair (sigh) , now i just started feeling better and boom I have my next round wednesday. To top that off Im in constant really bad pain from the expanders, they hurt constantly can only take so much painkillers, Valium ect. The holdiays were hard to et through, i think i only managed it as my son is a Marine, and is home for Christmas and i didnt want him to see me so sad, and still have New Years left. Besides being in constant pain from the expanders, dreading the chemo wed. Im 45 years old was always the type of person who never sat still , always running, doing everything, Now from the pain i cant do much and the chemo made it even worse. In such a stage of depression now, and i dont know what to do, i just feel sad all the time. No one i know is in my situation so they really dont understand. Hoping to get some help here. Thanks so much Liza

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      Hi Liza, I'm sorry your having so much trouble. First, if your in that much pain you should call your doctors and let them know so they can alter your dose or type. I know what it's like to have that pain, I have had cancer 3 times over the last 24 years and been through some of the worst pains I can imagine, but now, being on the other side of it, I know I can take an incredible amount of pain. Still, my doctors were always good to change my meds as needed. You should be able to call someone even on the weekend or on Holiday, i wouldn't wait another day.

      Now a tip for you aboout the site. When you need help with something, or have a question, post it in the questions tab at the top of the page, everyone on the site will see the questions, but as an update, (where you posted this) only those who are following you will see them.

      Repost it, and otheres will chime in and offer their experiences and help.

      Thanks for being with us, I hope we can help you.

      Greg P
      3x Survivor
      Team WhatNext

      over 4 years ago
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