What I had to shift in my mind, in my being was that researching, learning, and investigating are actions. I would suggest it is the most important form of action. PC is a complicated disease, treatments are varied, and individual needs and values play a big role in how to proceed. I needed time to sort through all of this. Even though the number of delays I faced seemed, at the time, to be unbearable, the truth is those delays gave me time to settle into my situation.
I love your thinking here. I would humbly submit, that in the theatre of war, and perhaps especially in submarine warfare, to study and know one's adversary enhances the chances of winning both the battle, and the overall war. In most battles and wars, there are injuries and casualties, specific to PCa in the forms of side effects, and of course those we lose to PCa. Point here is, even in war, as you said, researching, learning and investigating are required to know one's adversary, just like our battle with PCa.
I am sitting on a plane, listening to John Denver songs, on my way to ski with my oldest son. I just left Florida, where we live in the winter and where my amazing wife and I live a full life, my wife and are blessed with 7 kids between us and 7 grandkids! Life is awesome! Cancer tried to take that peace and gratitude from me and with your help, it did not win. I do not know what my PC journey will be but I know I have an amazing life and family friends who make life joyful. Let’s not forget the goodness, keep cancer out of our spirits! I wish you all peace! Denis
Indeed, to have victory over PCa, is to LIVE WELL in the face of such adversity and while enduring said adversity. It is a mental battle more than anything yes? Living out loud is the way to go when fighting the cancer war, of that there is no doubt.
We are stronger together, and that's why we're all here on HW, to help one another fight the good fight.