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    opalspirit wrote on RegJoh's wall

    Hoping you're feeling better. I had 3 brachytherapy treatments after 5 weeks of daily external radiation. The brachytherapy treatments were the scariest part of my whole treatment. It was mildly uncomfortable, but emotionally terrifying. I have a phobia with confinement so the whole waiting with all that stuff in you and you cannot move really skeezed me out. I had no family or friends there to hold my hand. I felt so isolated. I wished that I could have spoken with a survivor before the event. My own fear is almost intolerable. Facts are never as bad as I imagine.

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    opalspirit wrote on HeatherS's wall

    It looks like were in similar boats. I go back for my one year post op appt in May. I don't like to talk about it with people I know. I don' want to be "that Debbie Downer chic" who's always whining about cancer. My husband refuses to even acknowledge that I was sick. If you are having similar challenges, please message me. We can talk about it together.

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    Procedure or Surgery (Radical hysterectomy)