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What a week... (Update:) (Original Post) Earth_First Mar 2014 OP
I am so sorry to hear that. Xyzse Mar 2014 #1
Thank you. Earth_First Mar 2014 #4
Oh no! HappyMe Mar 2014 #2
Thanks... Earth_First Mar 2014 #5
"Sigh" is about it. malthaussen Mar 2014 #3
Indeed. Earth_First Mar 2014 #6
Oh noes! Sending good vibes your way. In_The_Wind Mar 2014 #7
Thanks, ITW... Earth_First Mar 2014 #8
Oh no! Sorry to hear that! cyberswede Mar 2014 #9
Sending both of you my best vibes and good wishes LiberalEsto Mar 2014 #10
oh, no....more healing vibes headed your way magical thyme Mar 2014 #11
That sucks. bigwillq Mar 2014 #12
I'm so sorry. 840high Mar 2014 #13
So sorry, Earth_First. femmocrat Mar 2014 #14
Thanks everyone... Earth_First Mar 2014 #15
For both of you ... In_The_Wind Mar 2014 #16
Update: Earth_First Mar 2014 #17
Just saw this warrior1 Mar 2014 #18
Good news! Happy to hear that. Arugula Latte Mar 2014 #19
Great news!! blueamy66 Mar 2014 #20


(14,910 posts)
4. Thank you.
Fri Mar 7, 2014, 10:08 AM
Mar 2014

She's in her early thirties.

Way too early to have these diagnosis in life.

Thanks for listening...


(14,910 posts)
5. Thanks...
Fri Mar 7, 2014, 10:10 AM
Mar 2014

I've seen the support DU has offered to others in the past.

Unfortunately we may need it this time...

Thank you.



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10. Sending both of you my best vibes and good wishes
Fri Mar 7, 2014, 11:02 AM
Mar 2014

and hoping things turn out for the best for both of you.
Please keep us posted and remember, DU is here for you.


(14,910 posts)
15. Thanks everyone...
Sat Mar 8, 2014, 08:03 AM
Mar 2014

I sat on the couch last night and held my wife as she unloaded her emotions on me last night. It was incredibly difficult.

The most difficult part of our conversation was when she told me that she "is beginning to feel her mortality".

While on the surface we all will meet our mortality eventually, it's difficult to cope with emotionally when you are in your early thirties.

She has a biopsy scheduled next week to determine the full extent of the situation. It could be nothing. If something does show up, the advances in early-stage detection offer fantastic abilities to overcome the disease.

Unfortunately there's little comfort I can offer my wife's anxiety during the waiting period...

Thanks again, everyone. I really appriciated the outlet, compassion and support that I need while providing that outlet for my wife while not adding to her own anxiety with my own.

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(14,910 posts)
17. Update:
Fri Mar 14, 2014, 10:09 AM
Mar 2014

After a small outpatient proceedure, in addition to the biopsy (which will take about a week to recieve definitive results...) the doctors are nearly confident that no life-threatening situation is present.

There is one more small outpatient proceedure scheduled that should essentially end the matter outside of a followup in a few months.

My wife is sore and recovering on the couch today, relieved.

Thanks for the concern and well-wishes my friends!

Be well...

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