Gabbymac

Posting since January 01, 1970

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More Than Chemo Brain: Several Factors Contribute to Cognitive Decline After Cancer
January 24, 2016
Post Breast Cancer (7.5 years), I've had several issues with cognitive function, memory, anxiety, depression, energy, focus, etc. but it's been difficult to describe and have someone believe/understand. Sometimes it looks like normal post menopausal (early due to chemo), or aging issues (53). It's hard to see the big picture at times, but when I step back and look, the before and after "me" are very different. It feels like I've been on a run away treadmill trying to get back to normal. I have about 15 years to work before retirement, so I am interested in getting some of these issues addressed. I'll take this article to my new doctor. Thanks for putting it all together.

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Breaking Up With Fear: Life After a Cancer Diagnosis
January 24, 2016
Thank You! You have spoken to my 7+ year situation exactly! Constantly looking over my shoulder is getting old. Making decisions about my future based on fear is not working. I am going to write my break up letter to Fear right now. So happy you are taking the bull by the horns ; )

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