Experiences, Feelings

After Chemo Treatments Are Over

A few days after finishing chemo I started going through some fairly serious depression. I know that it doesn't make sense...why would I be so depressed?? I made it through one of the most difficult parts of my treatment, when so many patients don't for one reason or another, but I finished and on time… Continue reading After Chemo Treatments Are Over

Experiences

Saturday Fun

October 5th, 2019 We had a busy but good day....weekly shopping, went to a local fair with a dear friend to watch a friend of ours sing, had an amazing dinner on the way home. A busy day fighting fatigue as I try to get stronger and as back to normal as I can before… Continue reading Saturday Fun

Thoughts

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Some people have asked me if I am done with my journey now that my chemotherapy treatments are over, and the answer is "No". I will not be done until I have been through my 3rd surgery, radiation and follow-up imaging showing that there is no sign of cancer anywhere in my body. With that… Continue reading Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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

Taxol #10 & My Birthday

Mood: Excited 😊 "You are in the double digits now!" That is what my oncologist said to me this past Thursday when I went in for my 10th treatment of Taxol....only 2 to go and then I will be done! 😁 Without a doubt this has been the most difficult part of my chemo treatments,… Continue reading Taxol #10 & My Birthday

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