2.5 years

Wow so it’s been two and a half years now. That sounds crazy. I had follow up visits with the surgical oncologist & chemo oncologist last week. It’s taken me a whole week to digest my frustration & get to this post. When the surgical oncologist reminded me it has been 2.5 years, I paused […]

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My love hate relationship

Oh Tamoxifen, I love that statistically you protect me from my biggest fear… reoccurrence. However, I hate the way you make my bones ache and the inability to lose weight. Tired all the time now is just the norm. No matter how much rest I get, I’m tired. I seriously thought that I would adjust […]

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2 years ago today

Hello All That’s right 2 years have passed since I rolled into the OR for a bi-lateral mastectomy. I had no idea how my life would forever be changed. Change isn’t always bad. This last week brought two oncology follow up appointments. Both of which went fine. I’ve been asked to do some consulting with […]

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Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving. We certainly did. Over eating has become the tradition. I delayed this post as I thought just maybe the frustration would dissipate from my oncologist visit. On the 13th, I went back & since the eye twitching hasn’t returned, we agreed Tamoxifen was the best option. He again reminded […]

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Todays visit

Today I returned to the oncologist with all my complaints.   43 should not feel like 83. My bones ACHE!!!   I need & want to exercise, yet it only makes my bones ache more.  This started out with my hands and feet and now it’s all my joints.   Oncologist said we should go […]

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2 years ago

Two years sounds like a long time, right?  Well two years ago I went in for that annual mammogram that changed my whole life.   Some days it feels like it all happened in such a short time & other days it feels like it’s been forever.  Finding balance is always hard.   Back to […]

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My achy achy bones

I’ve been awhile trying to make time for this post.  While I’m up late working on another project, I can do this while it’s finishing up.   My last visit to the radiation oncologist, regular 6 month check up, involved an interesting conversation about my future care & treatment.  All oncologists like to ask about […]

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Making a difference

Hello All 🙂 It’s been a while since I’ve posted.  What a busy summer.  Next weekend is the BIG weekend that many of us have been looking forward to…Batting4Boobies.   Over the last few months, I’ve gotten to know Tamra a bit.  While every journey is incredibly unique to each person, her treatments have been […]

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