Patti24

Posting since January 01, 1970

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It’s My Cancer and I’ll Cry If I Want To
May 24, 2015
It's been 3 years since my breast CA diagnosis. Because I'm single, (i.e. self supporting), after the mastectomy I worked through chemo & radiation treatment as much as possible. Many days I cried in the restroom or fled to my car for a crying jag. When my PCP gave me the news I cried even though it wasn't the 1st time hearing it (unfortunately, a nurse called to set up my appts w/my breast CA team while I was driving to the PCP office for the biopsy results, ooops). I never cried so much in my entire life! When I finally finished treatment I cried uncontrollably for weeks & finally started seeing an oncology psychiatrist for therapy & antidepressants. I'm fine now, not on antidepressants,

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