Thanks Maureen and Syl,
I know so many of you are so positive as well as helpful. I will get there, it's just been an overwhelming 10 days or so. My tumor is small, which at least gives me treatment options. It is getting very close to the brain stem and my current doctor said we should be moving forward with an orderly plan (he wouldn't say I could wait, in otherwords). I'm not happy with his two options and I am starting the process of getting a couple of other opinions. SO...I'm moving along, whether or not it is exactly "orderly" might be questionable, but I'm plugging along (no pun intended of course, Maureen). I never realized how many analogies and sayings made reference to your "head," "nerves", etc. I do have to laugh when some of those just come out of my mouth and I say, "there's another one"!
Thanks for your support. This is a great forum and has been so helpful in trying to wade through all the questions and unknowns. I feel (in the last 36 hours -- subject to change of course) like I have a better idea of what I am most comfortable doing and where I want to get opinions from; so, that is progress.
Blessings to you all,