January 16, 2009, at the crack of dawn my husband drove me to the hospital. The outdoor temperature was 3 degrees. The Bishop of Nashville held a mass for me. Two priests met with me before surgery and gave me the sacrament of annointing of the sick/ last rites. I was terrified and uncertain I would survive or be cancer free.
I survived. It was benign. I recovered. I lost my job. I joined MedHelp to give support to others. I needed to feel useful again after being discarded by people I trusted.
I never under-estimate what you all are feeling when you get diagnosed with a cyst and need surgery. I went through it myself. It was a life changing event.
I am crying. Must hug my dog now. He understands.