Glass half-full.

Friday, April 30, 2010
Well, a follow-up appointment to the doctor gave some good news, some troubling, but overall not bad. One test we all suspected would be positive turned out negative (good), and the biopsy turned out to show "pre-cancer." Which is terrifying, even though it's only "pre." (That's like saying you're "pre-mugged" and not feeling weird about it. Go ahead, try it, I dare you. *LOL*)

We're still waiting to hear back from the pathologist on whether or not she needs to go in and do another biopsy, so fingers crossed. And now I'm on a six-month regimen of doctor appointments until they decide if they've caught everything or not.

Yes, it could have been a lot worse. I truly appreciate all the well-wishes I've received, it means a lot. And now to the finger wagging portion of my blog: when was the last time YOU went to the doctor? If you've been putting it off, go do it. No excuses. It's better to catch something early than to put it off until it gets too serious to ignore.

3 reader comments:

  1. Olga R. said...:

    I go every year and twice a year for mammo and breast u/s. I work for them so I have no excuse because in spite of having medical *cough*health care, I get all my gynecological services for free. I think if every women had this same system we'd be at the doctors more, in fact if everyone had Government funded health care we'd all be at the doctors more, just saying is all. But seriously I totally understand where you are at and am really glad that it's not worse then it is!

  1. Thanks Olga! Yes, I agree if we had universal health care, in the long run the cost would be less, because people would get treated sooner, saving money and lives. Preventative treatment has been proven to save money in the long run.

  1. Glad to hear things are looking promising.