Your personal journey and your health journey is doubtful to be all puppy dogs and rainbows. Friends and family will probably bombard you with their ideas and thoughts on what you should do. You will find many who do not understand your journey or decisions. Finding your tribe that will walk with you during this time will save your sanity and lift you up so that you can get to the other side.
It is so easy to get caught up in the rat race that is life that we forget to nurture the relationships that mean the most. The mark we leave behind is usually with people, not things.