Hi to all of us,
In 2012, Cindy Rose started this a thread like this, may she rest in peace (2013). The topic thread seems to have "faded away"... But I remain curious and interested. Do others have thoughts about "What if I quit treatment, and let Nature take it's course"? I would love to hear about others' courage to face the inevitable. I'm bothered by drug company's draining our retirement savings to pay for medical care which cannot save us.
I too am not depressed. I spend all day on alternative medical protocols, like "Ground Hogs Day" movie, without spontaneous time for quality of life. Why?
May our every day be meaningful and filled with truth, love and light!
Below is what I posted to Cindy Rose, before being informed that she passed:
Jul 21, 2017 02:33PM GraceDD wrote:
Cindy, you're my hero and I'm right in your camp! Planning to do the same thing. Not enough time right now to elaborate, but I will later... As a meditator, I am "observing" the changing reality of this path, as my plan. Others I have known have used this technique for peaceful, happy, pain-free passings, smilingly... Such ancient wisdom, so well documented in many books. 25-years ago, I quit chemo half-way through (It was the thing killing me!) and I refused Radiation from the beginning. Yes, surgery twice. Just finishing 8-months of vegan juicing and enema therapy, a few months shy of "1-year Dx anniversary". Hoping I will stick with basically drug-free plan, as time unfolds. Last year, with bone-shatter, a pain med, Gabapentin, eased the pain, without numbing my mind, or being narcotic. I still have a nice supply, just incase. (PS, I'm not in hospice yet, but accept the inevitable trajectory, and am getting my ducks in a row, again..). Tons of love and cheering for you!
Cheering for all of us, Diane
1/1992, DCIS, Right, 1cm, Stage 0, metastasized to bone/other, Grade 2, 2/11 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
7/29/2006 Mastectomy: Right
8/2006, DCIS, Right, Stage 0, Grade 3, ER+/PR+, HER2-
9/2016, Right, 1cm, Stage IV, metastasized to bone/lungs/other, ER+/PR+, HER2-
7/7/2017 Femara (letrozole)
Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Underarm/Axillary
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