Experiences

Taxol #12

October 3rd, 2019 Mood: Excited 😄 My last Taxol treatment went well! Before my treatment I met with my oncologist and we had a great talk about how I have done and what my next steps are. All in all I navigated through my 16 chemo treatments very well. My side effects were minimal, mainly… Continue reading Taxol #12

Experiences

Breast Cancer & Chemotherapy….My Truth

What they say is true, from finding the first tumor during a self exam, to my diagnosis to finishing my entire treatment plan, undergoing multiple surgeries and getting a prescription for the drug that I will take for 10 years; an entire year will have gone by....for some patients it is far longer. A year… Continue reading Breast Cancer & Chemotherapy….My Truth

Experiences

Rough Day

April 27th, 2019 Mood: Exhausted 😴 Today was a bit rough. I have been nauseous on and off. I have been a little irritable, mainly because I am tired of the bandages and drains. Matt has been wonderful with emptying my drains and recording the amount of icky, that's a medical term you know...🤣, that… Continue reading Rough Day

Experiences

Marking Appointment

April 22nd, 2019 Mood: Indifferent 😕 We went to see Dr. Schwartz this morning for my marking appointment. He re-measured and marked where he will be cutting to take out the tumors tomorrow, as well as where he will place stitches to mark where he will cut during my reconstructive surgery. I was very surprised… Continue reading Marking Appointment

Feelings

Dropping the Ball

April 16th, 2019 Mood: Stressed 😟 As if the last few days had not been stressful enough.... My surgery has been rescheduled to next Tuesday the 23rd. I don't feel like going through all of the ridiculousness but basically someone was supposed to call me way before today to go over the medications that I… Continue reading Dropping the Ball

Feelings

PET Scan & MRI Results

April 5th, 2019 Mood: Relived 😌 I have wonderful news! My PET Scan & MRI came back clear of any additional cancer! My diagnosis is still serious, but at least we know now that I do not have any sign of metastatic disease. I will still have to go through chemo after my surgery on… Continue reading PET Scan & MRI Results

Experiences

Grateful

April 4th, 2019 Mood: Happy 😄 Hi everyone! 💕 First I would like to thank everyone who has donated to my GoFundMe so far. If you haven't donated, please consider doing so, so that Matt and I can better manage the bills that we are responsible for as I move forward with this journey. Any… Continue reading Grateful