Experiences

My Support System

Mood: Grateful πŸ™‚ Every cancer patient needs a good support system. I am very blessed to have many different moving parts to mine, and I feel that it is time to give them credit in not only helping me through my journey, but also being a constant in my life since I had the difficult… Continue reading My Support System

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Reconstruction, Breast Reduction & Port Removal Surgery

November 15th, 2019 Mood: Uncomfortable 😣 I am so happy that I had my surgery in my doctors surgery center and not the hospital! The staff was amazing and very attentive. I was checked in quickly, I changed out of my clothes and was taken to a pre-op bed. They chatted with me while they… Continue reading Reconstruction, Breast Reduction & Port Removal Surgery

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Doctor Appointments: My Surgeon & Radiation Oncologist

October 9th, 2019 Mood: Excited 😁 I had a great visit with my surgeon today! Matt & I actually made him smile, which can be difficult at times, but this was a happy visit. I need to recover from chemo over the next 5 weeks, and then we are on to the next step....breast reconstruction… Continue reading Doctor Appointments: My Surgeon & Radiation Oncologist

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Taxol #11

Mood: Accomplished 😁 I have been doing OK since my last treatment. As usual I am tired, weak and run down. No amount of sleep or rest is enough at this point. I am tired of being tired.... Treatment went well today and it was quicker than normal because my nurse didn't see that I… Continue reading Taxol #11

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Taxol #8 & Hubby’s Birthday

September 5th, 2019 Mood: Happy and Furious all in one day....😁 😫 Happy Birthday to my amazing husband!! I couldn't make it through this tough journey we are on without you...I love you sooooo much!! πŸ’• πŸŽ‚ We are getting there.....#8 of 12 today! πŸ’• ***UPDATE*** I am sorry to say that I didn't have… Continue reading Taxol #8 & Hubby’s Birthday

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Oncologist

March 22nd, 2019 Mood: Scared πŸ˜₯ My oncologist, Dr. Peacock, is very nice and explained a lot to us. As I said in a future entry, he feels that even though my cancer is hormone fed and chemo has proven to not be very effective, I should probably have it anyway. I will end my… Continue reading Oncologist

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Breast Cancer Specialist

February 25th, 2019 Mood: Anxious πŸ™„ I had my consultation with my new doctor and surgeon…Dr. Schwartz at Gwinnett Medical Center today. I can't even tell you how scared I am to have to go through this next step. I looked up Dr. Schwartz online and his credentials are very impressive. He is the only… Continue reading Breast Cancer Specialist