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Baby, it's just never gonna happen

I really wanted my next post to be a vlog and I’ve been wracking my brains for days on end about what my next topic should be. 1,380 more words

Permanent Decision or Changeable Circumstance

I’ve been wanting to tell about this particular topic for awhile…finally I am able to do so.

After the birth of our first son who had… 1,333 more words


The Decision

“I’ve never seen you looking so alive. Not being on hormone therapy agrees with you.”

It’s hard to believe you’ve made the right decision when someone says that to you, when that someone is your oncologist, the irony hits you like a sledgehammer. 627 more words

Breast Cancer

I made it out the other side!

Well, I’m finally back. It’s really been that long since I last posted and I’ve been through so much, like every emotion going.

I’ll be honest, after Grandad passed I was all over the show. 894 more words

Donor Conception Network

The story so far

I’m Jenny, I’m 38 and I live in Scotland, UK.  When I was 34 I was diagnosed with breast cancer.  I was a healthy young woman with no family history and no risk factors, I was just unlucky.  647 more words

Breast Cancer

About this blog

The purpose of this blog is to share my thoughts and experiences as I go through my third (chemical) menopause.  Most of us think of the menopause as being something that happens once, I certainly used to, and though that process may take a long time, it’s something that you come out the other side of and never have to experience again.  93 more words

Breast Cancer

Hormone Therapy

Chemo, radiation, surgery. Our bodies feel like they’ve been put through enough. But for the large number of women with hormone receptor positive breast cancer, it is often recommended to take hormone therapy for 5 to 10 years which comes with its own set of challenges, most notably early menopause. 1,304 more words