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Breast Cancer Through the Eyes of a Survivor... Who is also a Nurse

When ask to write a blog article, I did not know how to start. I tried googling it, asking others and then I just started to write what I know and hopefully you will get the jest of my story. 756 more words


C'mon already

One thing I have realized about being a patient is that my patience is tested on a regular basis. I am meeting with my radiation oncologist next Monday afternoon. 631 more words

My tummy saved my boob!

Who knew that my little overhang of a belly would actually come in handy 3 years down the line post c-section!

So I am nearly three weeks post surgery now and although I have some way to go now before I’m running or raving, goodness have things progressed well! 625 more words

Breast Cancer

What's normal?

After a rather protracted trough I think I am now being dosed with a large enough dose of anti-depressants to make me feel normal, or abnormal – depending on perspective! 223 more words

How Long is this Bloody Valley??

I woke at 530 am with a growing pain between my shoulder blades. Initially it felt like something literally stuck in my chest, the pain grew to be unbearable. 342 more words

Breast Cancer

A Personal Note

This upcoming week will be emotionally draining, but I am determined to remain strong and positive. My grandmother (a 20-year breast cancer survivor) was recently diagnosed with Paget’s Disease of the breast, a rare form of breast cancer that accounts for less than 5% of all breast cancer cases in the United States. 86 more words


Edmonton woman outraged with mother's care following mastectomy

Watch above: An Edmonton senior is recovering at home after what she describes as a terrifying past few days. The woman had just undergone a major operation at an Edmonton hospital but she was shocked by what staff told her shortly after. 531 more words