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Fighting Two Diseases, Cancer and Depression

I hear it all too often “at least you have a good attitude about it” “You look happy in your pictures” “How are you staying so positive?” My answer to these is always “well, I can’t do anything about it so I might as well be positive.” Though this isn’t the complete truth it’s a true enough answer and it gets people to stop talking about it. 607 more words



I was dreading radiotherapy so much mainly due to seeing pics on instagram of bright red skin. Luckily for me I was reassured by three lovely ladies I have made friends with on the Facebook forum. 252 more words

Breast Cancer

Tues. Jan. 24th

We received all my test results. (Blood, Mammogram, MRI)

We met with my surgeon and she went over my results.
My blood levels were normal- so that was good. 249 more words


Giveaway #9: Post Mastectomy Underarm Pillow from Pink Pepper Co

Pink Pepper Co. owner and fellow breast cancer survivor, Leslie Notarianni, has donated a Post Mastectomy Underarm Pillow.

Pink Pepper Co Website:  www.pinkpepperco.com

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I Cried, But Then I Laughed

By guest blogger Kelly Nemecek

In the weeks after my diagnosis of Stage 3 breast cancer, I found myself crying, out of fear and hopelessness, devastated at the thought that my 12 year old daughter might lose her mommy.  992 more words


Medical ID Bracelets

So I have to admit that because of my history I’ve got a pretty lengthy medical file that probably weighs more in pounds than it measures in thickness.   1,019 more words


Returning to normal...well almost!

It has been a while since my last entry as the last few months have been a time of gradual change, and not that exciting to read about! 1,165 more words

Breast Cancer