Lynn M. on November 23, 2017
I was Diagnosed with:
Type and Description of Treatments:
Total hysterectomy, 16 rounds of Carbol-Taxol chemo
How do you feel today?
I feel a sense of accomplishment
Since the diagnosis, what has changed in your life?
My optimistic outlook on life
What is going well for you right now?
My job and general health
What is not going well for you right now?
My daily fatigue
What has been the most challenging thing about having cancer?
Almost dying on the operating table
When difficulties overwhelm you, where do you go for support?
How have your long-term goals or life goals changed since diagnosis?
I went for my high school diploma
What is your work arrangement right now? What are your hours?
Full time 5 days a week 7AM to 3 PM
Since the diagnosis, what has changed in your work life?
Not a whole lot
What has helped you continue to work the most?
It’s mentality good for me
What advice do you have for others trying to work through treatment?
Keep the faith
How have you dealt with any side effects of treatment?
I have terrible neuropathy in my fingers
If "today's you" could give advice to "day-of-diagnosis you," what would you say?
Avoid using powder and never skip any gynecologist appointments.