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draper32
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  • Hampton, GA
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Hi! I just joined the group today. I was initially diagnosed with asthma in early 2009 and ignored the symptoms until I couldn't anymore. A Physicians assistant picked up a stridor and sent me to an…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by draper32 Aug 23, 2011.

 

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draper32 replied to draper32's discussion New member
"sljohnson, Thanks! It was hard adjusting, especially since when I was just getting back on my feet after the first surgery I went back into the hospital. I couldn't keep anything down for more than a few hours, and the second or third week I…"
Aug 23, 2011
draper32 replied to draper32's discussion New member
"Mike, You have had your share of issues as well and continue to soldier on. May god continue to bless you! My wife was so angry when we found out about the nerve damage, but I told her my surgeon did exactly what I asked him to do: get rid of the…"
Aug 23, 2011
sljohnson replied to draper32's discussion New member
"Hang in there! I too underwent a pneumonectomy and had my left lung removed. It will soon be 5 years. There was lymph node involvement but I am doing well. It is tough learning to adjust at first, but in time strength comes and you just have to keep…"
Aug 23, 2011
mike replied to draper32's discussion New member
"Your cancer "experience" sounds similar to mine. A tumor was discovered on my left lung. I  ended up with a pneumonectomy and did four rounds of precautionary chemotherapy with cisplatin.I had an allergic reaction originally to…"
Aug 23, 2011
draper32 replied to draper32's discussion New member
"Amen Sarge, amen! Thank you so much. I just heard and still feel this way: I had cancer, cancer never had me! God bless you!"
Aug 22, 2011
draper32 replied to draper32's discussion New member
"Thank you Carolyn. I have seen how "life can get in the way" but my faith has remained strong. I'm still standing! God bless you!"
Aug 22, 2011
draper32 replied to draper32's discussion New member
"Thank you so much! I appreciate having the platform to get things out. Family and friends have always been there to listen but they don't always relate or understand. It's so nice to have people who have fought the fight and can relate."
Aug 22, 2011
jc123 replied to draper32's discussion New member
" You have been thru the wringer, but you have found a good place to be with people who really do understand.  I still think one of the hardest things for cancer patients is to be able to get your real feelings out and not feel judged…"
Aug 22, 2011
Sarge replied to draper32's discussion New member
"Never apologize for coming here and unloading..............as a matter of fact, I sorta feel we don't have to 'pologize for darn near anything! You've bee through more than 99% of folks will ever deal with, and guess…"
Aug 22, 2011
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Hi! I just joined the group today. I was initially diagnosed with asthma in early 2009 and ignored the symptoms until I couldn't anymore. A Physicians assistant picked up a stridor and sent me to an ENT. He. Couldn't find anything so after a CT scan, I found out I had a softball sized mass sitting on my left lung. Getting the diagnosis was like being hit by a freight train. I was only 38 and I don't smoke. A PET scan found a mass on my left lung as well. I was diagnosed with stage 3 carcinoid…See More
Aug 22, 2011
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Aug 22, 2011

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