Hi, I was diagnosed last January with stage 3 ovarian cancer at 34 years of age, I had a massive 13cm tumour on my left ovary. I had no symptoms and was even still breast feeding my 14 month old baby at that point. Within 13 days of diagnosis I had a full hysterectomy - no choices were given. I then had three cycles of 5 days in hospital for chemo. Chemo was a horrible experience for me, creating huge separation anxiety, physical illness. I am Irish but live in Spain, so I have no family here, dependant on friends and husbands family to take care of the baby while I was ill. I finished chemo in June with an all clear and all tests have been fine til now, However, my mental state is pretty bad. I lost a friend to cancer in February and took it really badly. I am suffering daily because I cannot have any more children (and I know some of you can't at all, I am so so sorry, I also feel the loss too.) I have crazy angry mood swings and a lot of anxiety. I desperately need to find someone who has had a similiar experience because noone I know understands me, or the constant fear, the sadness, the loss and the mood swings. I am not able to take care of myself right now let alone a child and I am getting pretty desperate because even my husband wants me to get bacl to normal but I dont know how (he had a rough year too, he lost his father at the same time I got ill, and then his mother had breast cancer in July). If you know of any young mothers in this situation please ask them to contact me, thanks
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