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    Lynne-I-Am wrote on LisaCS101's wall

    Hi LisaCS101, welcome to the site. Thank you for sharing your experiences, most of which are on my experience list also. I came to WhatNext in 2013 after being diagnosed in 2013 with stage IIIC Ovarian cancer. Everyone's experiences are unique to them but many share the same side effects to varying degrees. My two main side effects were fatigue and chemo brain. Now, more than three years after treatment, both are much better. I still carry a notepad in my purse though with food lists, or to write down important information. This has been a great help. Vaginal dryness is also common among ovarian cancer survivors when they have a total hysterectomy during the debulking surgery. Ask your doctor about the use of virgin coconut oil to help with the dryness. I came to WhatNext needing to connect with other survivors and found a great informational and supportive community. We all " get it." Please reach out, ask questions, post on the pin board. One on one conversations can be held with survivors on their walls. At WhatNext we are all here for each other.

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      LisaCS101

      Thanks so much for the kind welcome, and for the shared information. I look forward to becoming an active member of this group.

      about 2 hours ago
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    Lynne-I-Am wrote on Kittykatkay's wall

    Hi. Just dropped by to see how your office visit went. Sending wheelbarrows of strength and support.

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    Lynne-I-Am wrote on sarasmash's wall

    Hi Sara, read your story lady and saw the video. You have reached above and beyond. Two thumbs up. I wish you the best going forward in your career and your life.

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    Lynne-I-Am wrote on Jaimeep's wall

    Hi Jaimeep, welcome to WhatNext. I came to the site in 2013 after being diagnosed with stage IIIC ovarian cancer. I needed to connect with other survivors. Although all our journeys are individual, I remember that " oh no" moment well. I have found a wealth of information and support from all the people on this site and in particular those of us with ovarian cancer. Everything moves quickly once you are diagnosed and yes, it can be scary and the thought of chemo daunting, but you can do it. Think one day, one step at a time. You are not alone, there are thousands of teal sisters. Please reach out and talk, ask questions, even vent if needed. I see kalindria has also welcome you, she is a great resource as is Texasgirl, and babstravel. At WhatNext we are all survivors and caregivers, and we are all here for each other.

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