Monday, May 7, 2012

Lucky Girl


Got the pathology report back today – that big bad ovarian mass was BENIGN! 

Is there a lovelier word? 

Moments after hearing the news, my joy was somewhat tempered by the thought of all the women who hear the dark side of a biopsy.  Ovarian cancer is the most lethal reproductive cancer.  I teach this stuff, so I know what the worst-case scenario is. 

I feel relieved, grateful, but mostly lucky.

Onward ……

8 comments:

  1. That IS the best word in the world - well, there's a few others too. But in your case it is the best right now. So glad to hear the good news.

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  2. Wow! You must feel as if a major burden has been removed from your shoulders. What a relief that must be. May your "luck" continue.

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  3. YAY!

    Of course, it's true. Not every woman hears that lovely word. That doesn't make your good news less-good. Congratulations!

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  4. I have had a total of eight biopsys over the years. seven were benign. one was cancer. each was a scary experience. the one was teated and i am looking at five years cancer free.

    i know how happy you must feel.

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  5. Kim, I am so happy for you. That's the best news in the world!

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  6. Hi Kim, I've not had much time lately to read blogs, but this is GREAT news!! Good to hear! And as you say...onward!

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  7. That IS wonderful news. It's all uphill from here on kiddo !

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