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Happy Birthday! Your Treatment Failed.

It’s the nature of the beast. The way Metastatic disease works. We begin the best treatment option and hope it works for a long time. If you’re lucky, it does. 346 more words

Metastatic Breast Cancer

Radiation 12/35

I was cruising along so well that I got comfortable and thought maybe I could do this without any majorly ill effects. I was wrong. And I’m not even halfway done – the treatment cycle or the week. 289 more words

Drum roll please

So it seems that the chemo has worked.  Nothing seems to be left in the lymph nodes and what is left is less than half (unsure if solid or just scarring as scan inconclusive).   82 more words

Breast Cancer

Noticing Differences

Wow. It just occurred to me that I had not written in the blog for a while. Hence my last post and now this one. 332 more words

Breast Cancer

Holy Histology Batman!

My phone just rang; it was the smashing MacMillan nurse from the hospital. One boob bra fitter extra-ordinaire and super smiley appointment attendee with Chemo Sabe. 219 more words

Cancer Breast Cancer

Lymphedema Awareness after Breast Cancer

March is Lymphedema Awareness Month.  I deliberately posted this on the last day of month because we all put Lymphedema at the end of the line in Breast Cancer.   380 more words

Sleeping ovaries and insurance policies

The decisions I have been required to make since 1 February have, for the most part, been no brainers.  Decisions which I have not faltered at making because, for the most part, they are decisions which will, God willing, save my life. 732 more words