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I'm sorry about your loss. Hope you have had a little grieving since your post.
hi... i'm sorry to hear this and hope since you posted that you all are as well as can be under the circumstances. you, your uncle and your family are in my prayers.
hi... from our experience, you're doing pretty well at stage 2. as long as you stay on top of checking out any new moles or changing moles, that's what is important. but, if you let things go and there is a spot of melanoma that has time to spread, that's the scarier part. good he's getting a scan. actually, i'm pretty surprised they are doing interfuron with stage 2 - i have not heard of that...
p.s. it's not about "being strong". you're just human, that's all.
Hi... I'm a therapist and definitely think it is a good idea to get a counselor if you're finding you're struggling. You can go to a great website www.psychologytoday.com and click on "find a therapist" and type in your city or zip code. from there i would look and read about different therapists and find a few you're drawn to and call them. some might not call you back - scratch them off the list.&...
hi... i've looked many places for an active online caregiver's support group forum or chat room and can't find any. does anyone know of any? really needind some support... caring for a partner with stage 4 melanoma and when i'm working i'm a mental health therapist so need a space of my own. any suggestions appreciated. thanks!
lover of gardening, raising chickens, my horse & dogs. partner has stage 4 melanoma. life in a big transition! used to live in joshua tree but have to be in san diego for a while for more support. partner doing the Hoxsey method right now.
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