First Round of Chemo

I was really impressed with the how quickly this session went through. I didn't wait long in the waiting room, then the nurse quickly brought my order to the pharmacy and within minutes my medication was there. The poor girl next to me waited more than an…Read More

Appointment with Medical Oncologist

This morning I decided to get dressed up for the occasions. I did my hair, put on my make-up and put on my new boobs (well the temporary ones anyway). We got to the General just in time to fill out forms and the receptionist was nice enough to fax my bank…Read More

Surgical Follow-up

I met with my doctor yesterday for my 2 week follow-up after surgery. She finally took the drains out after my nurse & I ganged up on her and begged. Luckily my nurse has had a mastectomy and knew what I was going through. It feels so much better having…Read More

Surgery Part 1

Well I survived the surgery. I went to the hospital at 6:30am on Thursday, and the surgery started at 8:00am. There were a few hiccups along the way but nothing to devastating. Everyone in the prepping area was really nice, but after 2 nurses & 3 needle…Read More

Night Before Surgery

I wanted to let everyone know that I have been getting your message and I truly love receiving them. I know I know, I’m really bad at responding but sometimes it’s just too emotional for me. All the love and support has kept my sanity in check so far and I…Read More

Bra Burning Party

Last night was amazing. I was truly touched by the support and willingness of my friends and family to burn their bras in honor of my upcoming double mastectomy. Someone was looking out for us, as it poured rain all day, and then stopped raining for about an…Read More

New Surgery Date

Well, last week the new date was Oct 28, but the doctor, herself, called me today to say that the hospital was rearranging OR times and I got bumped to Oct 30. This is now the 3rd time change. Apparently, the doctor has no concerns was how quickly the cancer…Read More
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