How long did it take you to feel normal after diagnosis and surgery or treatment?

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Member Carenity
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Hi everyone. I am coming up soon on 3 months post nephrectomy of left kidney. Original diagnosis was in January. Every day I am still scare and worried for the future and that the cancer may still be present. I am still young - 53.

Would love to hear from others on their journey and how long it took them to feel back to normal or is there no normal anymore?

Beginning of the discussion - 5/12/19

How long did it take you to feel normal after diagnosis and surgery or treatment?
Member Carenity
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Hi @Hidden username‍,

Hi @rcc0088‍ - I have not had the surgery, so I can't speak to feeling normal after everything you went through in surgery. But, I do not know if a "normal" what we experienced or felt prior to the diagnosis is a realistic expectation. I think, we will have a new normal and it is an on-going experience that will take mental strength, healthy choices, psychological maintenance, and medications/supplements.