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"It's over!" 6 Chemos Down, Recovery Begins


I had my last chemo today!

I had my last chemo today!

I had my last chemo today!

I wrote last week about all my friends who reminded me cheerfully that my last chemo was soon to be here and gone and that was/is uplifting news. 95 more words

Paradox of Good Wishes & Reality

On April 25, my very first post to this summer journal and blog, I started with these words:

“I don’t like it when friends, family say “I’m sorry.” 456 more words

My Breast Cancer Journey - Video

While going through my photo’s and video’s on the computer today I found this video I had made just after I finished treatment. It was pretty had for me to watch it all again but at the same time I felt so extremely blessed and lucky to be living a healthy life now xx https://youtu.be/tKS-bRtftxM

Breast Cancer Survivor

Lymphatic drainage and the immune system - winter's here!

People are often surprised when I tell them that the number one function of the Lymphatic System is to transport immune cells around the body.  Basically, your lymphatic system IS your immune system.   602 more words

Health And Wellbeing

Your Breasts are Not Beasts

If you are given the diagnosis of cancer the first advice you are given is surgery, mastectomy or lumpectomy . They start talking about your breasts like they were beasts not breasts. 634 more words

Talking About Cancer

The last 4 lots of chemo.. Things were getting hard

So I have already written about my first four lots of chemo but not the last 4. This is when everything got really really hard for me. 693 more words

Breast Cancer Survivor

Staying vigilant or crying wolf? Seeking best practices for "Recurrence Watch"

It was a Friday in late May, day seven of our Spain trip. I had noticed a bump behind my ear, on the mastoid bone, that wasn’t on the other side. 916 more words

Musings On Living