Love is in a smile, a touch, a kiss, and even in a look. But most of all, it’s in the respect you have for that person. ~ Lisa Westbrook
My surgery went well on September 16th, 2011. I bled more than normal, but I’m all good now. I will be able to resume my water aerobics on October 3rd. I had to immediately stop taking the Accutane, because it was putting too much pressure on my brain. Once I was able to wake up without headaches for 3 straight days then I had to go back on the Accutane, just in a lower dose. I will most likely be on the Accutane for 5 months or so.
I received the 2nd biopsy report this past Friday. It was all clear. However, the doctor said that we have to be aggressive from now on with my moles. I would rather be aggressive now before anything life threatening shows up later.
I now have monthly appointments with my skin cancer doctor, which gives me some comfort knowing that I am being watched closely.
Although I may not be able to prevent the worst from happening. I am responsible for my attitude toward the inevitable misfortunes that darken life. Bad things do happen. How I respond to them defines my character. It defines the quality of my life. I can chose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can chose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have; LIFE itself.