Six years ago today...

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8/3/2010 6:00am
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I had the SNB/WLE and skin graft that, I think,  was the true beginning of  my journey through melanoma.  I remember finding the board and being too afraid to even look at the posts as I am superstitious beyond belief! 

SO six years, lost pathology, BCC, one recurrence, SCC, 2 atypical moles and dozens of biopsies have put me in place where fear is a bit of a more tame monster.  My dear friend, Carver, once said that somebody has to be on the good side of the statistics.  Goes to show how powerful words can be, 'cos that one kind statement gave me a completely different perspective.

In all honesty, I can say that this site helps people.  It is different now, but the fact remains that it is still here and there are still so many people here with so much to give. 

And I thank you all from the bottom of my heart for your support and friendship.

Take good care, K.

PS I recently created a profile for the first time...I always thought that it would make it all to real to have an archive or something...geez, superstition and all...  Amazingly, I didn't blow up.  Silly, silly me!

And remember, no matter where you go, there you are. Confucius

Carver - (8/3/2010 - 9:44am)

Dear Kim,

What a happy post to read and so encouraging. I'm glad you didn't blow up after creating a profile but believe me I knokw about superstition. There are things I'm very superstitious about. I'm greatful to have gotten to know you through the MPIP. As ever in friendship, Carver

"A closed mind is a wonderful thing to lose"

King - (8/3/2010 - 11:11pm)

 Kim,

Good to see you and the doggies here.  As you might remember, I was diagnosed in 2004 as well.  I don't know what would have happened to me without the people on this Board.  Drop by more often!

 

Stay Strong
King

Stage IV 7/05 Liver mets