About three months ago I was diagnosed with bladder cancer. As cancer goes, superfical baldder cancer is about the best you can hope for but it is a serious problem. Anyhow, if you would have told me a year ago that this was going to happen I would have freaked-out but now that it is here it's not so bad. Your situation is not too different and I think you just have to approach it as, this happened, now I have to do x,y and z and then I can get back to my life. Listen to the doctors and just take it one step at a time. You have a big family here on the XANA board and a lot of well wishers to you get through.
If you ever need to pi$$ and moan (no pub intended as to the bladder cancer business but after the surgery I did some of that
) about the doctors or medical billing people or anything just drop me a line.