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Cure Magazine

Early on in my breast cancer journey I heard about a free magazine for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers called "cure." I received my first issue around the time I had my 2nd chemo treatment in early June and I found this magazine to be so helpful in understanding more about cancer. Today I received… Continue reading Cure Magazine

Experiences, Feelings

Reality of Chemotherapy

Mood: Sad 😫 I know I have written about the side effects I experienced while going through chemotherapy treatments and the after effects, so I won't go into the details about all of that again. You can read that entry here if you haven't read it. This is a hard entry for me to write,… Continue reading Reality of Chemotherapy

Experiences, Feelings

After Chemo Treatments Are Over

Mood: Depressed 😫 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… Continue reading After Chemo Treatments Are Over

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

A Beautiful Day in Georgia

September 21st, 2019 Mood: Happy 😁 It's a beautiful day in GA and I am feeling so much better after a very rough week! I am out and about with sweetie...going to our favorite market to buy the best fresh veggies! Have a great day everyone! 💕

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