CLL Alternatives

Posts Tagged ‘CLL Fear

For whatever reason, when I was first diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia by my original hematologist, he advised that I keep the news to myself. “It’s stage zero. You have no symptoms; you look healthy. So there’s really no reason to tell everyone you know—unless you want to.” Unless you want to. I had no […]

CLL Leukemia Diagnosis: Overcoming the Fear

Posted by: Denise on: November 30, 2010

Like many CLL diagnosis “victims,” I experienced sadness, grieving, easy tears, insomnia, and morbid thoughts. I was overcome by negative thoughts and FEAR. Fear of dying. Fear of death. Fear of leaving my family behind. This made me overwhelmingly sad.