No Evidence of Disease
Nicole's pathology report of her two surgeries showed no further spread of melanoma cells to the underlying tissue or the lymph nodes. All margins were clear and all 9 lymph nodes that were removed were negative.
Tears were shed, but healthy, happy tears and we are all feeling emotionally drained at the moment, but OH WHAT A FEELING (and even though I feel like breaking into song...I won't. LOL)
Nicole has to continue to be vigilant due to melanoma's tendency to recur, however going to the oncologist and dermatologist periodically throughout the year is not even an issue in our minds.
Nicole's 'war' wound
Again, a very huge and heartfelt thank you to everyone for their support, prayers and positive thoughts. I know I could not have handled this without you all.
I am now looking forward to getting back to some normality (hahaha), enjoying Christmas and making dolls
but first? gonna have a good night's sleep!