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

Drains & Chemo Plan

May 3rd, 2019 Mood: Normal 😌 Today was a good day....I went to my surgeons office and had the 2nd drain and stitches removed....yay!! I am healing well and I will have another follow up appointment soon. I will also go back to my surgeon to have him put my port in for chemo. I… Continue reading Drains & Chemo Plan

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

Post Surgery

April 23rd, 2019 Mood: Exhausted 😴 My surgeon was very pleased. I did very well and he got all of the cancer out. There is a pathologist in the operation room who tests the tumors and tissue so he can tell the surgeon if he got all of the cancer out. They had a hard… Continue reading Post Surgery

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