Can't sleep so thought I'd write my post now at 5am.
After having NED last December (exactly a year ago today) after 2nd line chemo, I have had some aches and pains so got checked out. After a CA125 test of 7 in September, in November it had gone up to 22. Onc said not to worry and have another one in 4 weeks time. Got my results yesterday and they are now 89! I am getting booked in for a CT scan but typically at the worst time of year. I am feeling bloated now so having had 2nd line last year I know it's back, my stomach doesn't feel right and I know my own body which is why I went back in the first place. Looks like 2017 will begin with starting chemo 'again'.
Last time there was a scattering in my abdomen so I'm really hoping that's all it is again, but I'm terrified of the outcome of the scan already and where it could be this time.
I was first diagnosed in 2012 (aged 40) stage 3b and after full hysterectomy and 6 chemos got the ned. Apart from these 2 episodes I have lived a normal happy life with my husband, friends and great social life, also my dogs who I adore and we love long walks. (Just to add insult to injury I lost one of my dogs, my beautiful spaniel last week in a freak accident, I came home from work and my hubby told me, I was devasted).
I wonder how many episodes can I have and can you continue to have chemo no matter how many times it returns? Like I said I'm generally fit and healthy and only 44 and I want to live for many more years
Have attached a pic, one of my hubby and I on holiday in the summer this year (good memories).
Sorry to blabber on but this site is so amazing and there are so many inspirational women on here.
Hope you all have a lovely Christmas