Update

Hi Ya’ll  Just wanted to report that my CT Scan was clear.  So now with the low CA 125 and the Clear CT Scan I can breathe easy until next time.  Like Madona I was kind of worried about my bowels since they did not seem back to normal.  I thought maybe the cancer was retuning there.  But with the good test results I am feeling a allot better about it.  I have started taking Acidophilus.  It is a probiotic with bioflora for good intestinal health.  It seems to be helping.  I don’t know that there will ever be a time when I can rest easy.  I think there will always be that tugging in the back of my mind about the cancer returning.  I don’t want to dwell on it however.  I want to enjoy my life to the fullest.  If the truth be known I am actually glad I am not working now.  I know now that I could not have so soon after chemo.  Now that I am feeling good I am getting allot of projects done around the house and enjoying it.  I think what I might do is after the summer take my early SS and just do a part-time job.  I will stay in the County Health Care System until I can get Medicare in a couple of years.  I am still thinking of going up to NJ this summer.  I miss the Jersey shore so much.  Galveston just doesn’t quit do it for me.  I am hoping my niece still has her boat then.  As it turns out my kids may come also.  Including Christian.  I would love to show him off to my family and Sara has never met most of them and she really wants to.  My daughter and her husband also.  Right now everything is up in the air.  We have to see what the air fare is going to be.  I have a mammogram scheduled for the 16th.  I hope ya’ll are keeping up with your mammograms also.  Love and hugs to everyone.  Have a great day.   Anita

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Congrats Anita! I know you can rest easy...I hope everyone has scheduled their mammograms as well. I actually have to have a biopsy done on something they found in my right breast. A part of me is worried, a part of me not so much...as I do have cystic breast. I hope everyone is aware of the link between Ovca and breast cancer...scary but real...Congrats again!
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Yes, Kia Please try not to worry. I have had cystic breast all thru my lfe also. I am sure it is nothing. But I know that is easy to say. Loads of prayers for you.
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Acidophilus, that is right!!!! I used to take that and I should be taking that too...........it is really good for the intestines............very, very good for them..................I have to make myself a note to go get some for myself!!!! I am so happy for you and your good test results!!!!!! I know what you mean about that tugging in the back of your mind and a recurrence..........i deal with that too even after 20+ years............it is okay to feel that way........it shows you care.............I find that the one moment at a time, one day at a time mantra works the best to calm myself down whenever it pesters me.................You are doing GREAT!!!!! I am glad you are planning a trip to NJ this summer.............I hope you have a blast!!!!!!!! You can rest easy now and enjoy your health!!!!!!! Love you!!!!!
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Anita, So Glad to hear that everything is clear. I have to wait until the end of the month to hear my results.

Kia Prayers are with you for your biopsy.
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Anita, congrats on your clear CT scan and low CA125 - a postive milestone reached - YAY! Your plan to visit the Jersey shore sounds wonderful... relaxing and getting to spend time with your family (and especially that little cutie Christian :-).

Kia, My prayers are with you that your biopsy turns out to be nothing to worry about. I too have cystic breast and every so often the dr looks at my mammogram and frowns, orders a biopsy, and it has always turned out to be nothing. In fact, one time I showed up for the biopsy (the needle aspiration kind) and after all the pressing and smashing my breast flat to get a look at this thing, it had gotten smaller in size (they almost couldn\'t find it) It was determined NOT to be cancer as cancer doesnt shrink when you press on it. Many prayers and positive thoughts for you xxxx LuElen
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Yes Great News.. all of it. Sounds like you are in a great state of mind to make some good plans for the future.. with lots to look forward to. I\'ve been catching up and forgot to note, on my comment on your last journal, how lovely it was to come home to.. You have an amazing and bright spirit.. Love you loads xxx

Slippery Elm powder is good for healing the intestinal tact too.. You take it with food and it lines the stomach to protect it during digestion.. xxx
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Thanks. I will look for it at the Health Food store.