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Re: [MOL] Dealing with the emotions in cancer



Jeanne:  That is the beauty of a forum, one may receive many opinions and
options for them to choose from and hopefully help, thanks for your imput.
Warmly, lillian

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----- Original Message -----
From: JEANNE KISSINGER <jhkissinger@home.com>
To: <mol-cancer@lists.meds.com>
Sent: Thursday, November 04, 1999 12:49 PM
Subject: [MOL] Dealing with the emotions in cancer


> Lil and Dusty, my GP sent me to a psychiatrist who doesn't do talk
> therapy but prescribes vitamins, especially the B vitamins and other
> supplements. We talked about the role of nutrition on the disease. He
> believes in natural foods. Which cuts out white bread, most processed
> foods and sugar! We both agreed that while I may not "beat" the disease,
> I could prolong my life with good quality.  We talked and come to the
> conclusion I was entitled! We discussed various ways to overcome that
> feeling, reading about the experiences of cancer survivors, boning up on
> my diagnosis, support groups, the internet (MOL), meditation,
> vizualization, biofeedback, walking, church groups. He suited me at the
> time (still does). Just talking, just my experience, Jeanne
> >
> > Dusti:  Cancer and its therapies are traumatic experiences and many of
those
> > on the cancer journey take something to ease anxiety, depression etc.  I
did
> > and so have many on this forum.  Love you, lillian
> >
> > Warmly, lillian
> >
> > We invite you to take a look at our Album.
> > www.angelfire.com/sc/molangels/index.html
> >
> >   ( Very informational, good tips, Molers pictures, art work and much
> > more....
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Barham, Dusti # IHTUL <Dusti.Barham@tulsa.cistech.com>
> > To: <mol-cancer@lists.meds.com>
> > Sent: Thursday, November 04, 1999 7:20 AM
> > Subject: [MOL] question on chemo side effects
> >
> > > Good morning everyone,
> > >
> > > I have a question on what helped you get through the
> > > anxiousness/agitation some of you have experienced while taking chemo.
My
> > > Mother has finding it difficult to concentrate and is easily agitated,
> > says
> > > it feels like when you quit smoking.  Would you recommend a drug for
this
> > > like Xanax (her Doctor has suggested)?  She is doing some meditation
but
> > her
> > > mind is racing alot and it's driving her crazy.  My first instinct is
to
> > say
> > > 'bring on the sedative' so she doesn't have to suffer through this.
I
> > > think that if I were pretty much bedridden, then it would drive me
crazy
> > too
> > > if I couldn't read.  What do you think?
> > >
> > > Thanks for any help,
> > >
> > > Dusti
> >
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