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1 hour ago · Five Things I Wish I’d Known Before My Chronic Illness in Neuropathy

Good for you! Part of the grieving process is acceptance & I am really not there. I am still angry – about several issues which are all related to my brain surgery & the lack of info & support from my NS, hand-selected hospital & the health care team/system which is very fragmented!!!! BUT I am a very resilient person & my annger has, in fact, helped me. Sometimes this anger can give me good energ which I usually don't have a lot of. So I my learning to forward that anger energy to something goo & not make me.feel so guilty & messed up.

20 hours ago · Watching a Meningioma Brain Tumor in Brain Tumor

did your NS say why you would have to wait till May for another MRI? His schedule or what reason
?

20 hours ago · Watching a Meningioma Brain Tumor in Brain Tumor

what did your existing NS say would be his solution to an existing 6
cm meningioma? Did he says it was a benign grade 2 tumour? What meds does he have you on – antiseizure meds??

Sun, Mar 10 6:52pm · Five Things I Wish I’d Known Before My Chronic Illness in Neuropathy

Hello all – I had a grade 1 benign meningioma successfully removed over a yr ago but my quality of life is awful. So I, too, have not accepted my limitations!!! And this anger is not helpful nor healthy. I'm still grieving over the loss of the "old" Gloria whom i was very happy with.
But I enjoy looking at the sky & the sun & enjoying fresh air & listening to the trees in the wind.
You have lots of new "friends" feeling/thinking the same way, so you are not alone!
Lots of hugs
Gloria

Thu, Feb 28 10:26pm · Watching a Meningioma Brain Tumor in Brain Tumor

did mu reply go only to the bosslady and mrector wasn't included?

Thu, Feb 28 9:52pm · Watching a Meningioma Brain Tumor in Brain Tumor

FYI – the reason for the initial CT scan beong done in Emergency was because I wa unconcious & really out of it. So.the doctors needed to find out what was wrong with me
Were you unconcious after your seizure?

Thu, Feb 28 9:44pm · Watching a Meningioma Brain Tumor in Brain Tumor

Hang in there! I, too, had the same brain tumour as you. It was a diagnosed 5 yrs
ago after having a grand mal seizure (I'd never had epilesy) &.never had any symptoms.
Emergency did a Ct scan & a benign Grade 1 menongioma tumour of 3m size was found. OMG!!!
I was only 64 yrs old & never been sick or had surgery
OMG!
I could not have the surgery the next day – not coping with the news & since I was on my own , decided to go jome & figure things out. Started to "shop around" for the best neurosurgeon in the country as well as the best hospital. I interviewed 3 NS & finally.settled on the one who did the surgery. He was successful in removing the entire tumour without any tendrils breaking thru the membrane protecting my beloved brain!
So, from my experience & learning from so many other survivors of meningioma tumours, get/demand an MRI & shop around for the be NS you can find.
Are you on any meds to prevent seizures – do you have balance provlems?
Also che k the American Brain Tumour Society's website for their excellent resources!
Breathe & take one step at a time!!!
You will make it through this. Our brains are unbelievably tough and bounce back so many times.

Nov 25, 2018 · Finding energy and purpose by giving back: meet @artscaping in About Connect: Who, What & Why

hello – interesting to read your comments
It sounds somewhat like me. Very helpful.