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My mom emailed me with results of my stepdad’s exam. He has metastatic bone cancer, there is some lung and lymph node involvement as well. I don’t know more than that she simply emailed me the medical report strait from the doctor.


Thyroid Cancer Is A Real Pain In The Neck.


I woke up, turned my head, and noticed it was only 6 a.m. I woke an hour earlier, and an hour before that, and several other times during the night. 1,422 more words

Sexy (and Safe) Support for Lymphedema

Sexy is usually not a word that comes to mind when you think lymphedema. Compression garments. Pneumatic pumps. Bandages. Accessories like these are not likely to be spotted in Vogue’s Fall Fashion Preview. 628 more words

Primary Lymphedema

Onwards and titting upwards.

I’m not being funny or anything, but the next person who says, ‘ooh, at least you’re getting a free boob job,’ will get a punch in the chops. 1,077 more words

Cancer Breast Cancer

In the making..

This was a beautiful experience which I ought to share. Just by being a part of the Rotaract Club of Caduceus I got an opportunity to be a part of something so small yet so big. 692 more words


Journal entry by Megan Pattie — 10/8/2014

Yesterday was an exhausting, but miracle of a day! Good news first, my final pathology results came in. My breast care navigator called to share that the results show 100% cancer free in the lymph nodes!!! 581 more words

Good news...I think?

Journal entry by Megan Pattie — 9/20/2014

Thank you again to everyone – your messages mean so very much! So do your offers of help and I expect we will need to call in those offers of help over the next few weeks. 365 more words