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How I lost 47 lbs in the 12 weeks after child birth

Around 15 weeks or so, I had an OB appointment and as usual, I jumped right up on the scale at the beginning of the appointment. 1,085 more words

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4 Down 8 To Go... Losing Myself

I started the day earlier than I usually do for chemo yesterday. My appointment was at 8:00 AM instead of the usual 8:45. I woke up not necessarily looking forward to it, but not dreading it either. 1,129 more words

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When my temperature reached 103.2 I decided to give in and go to the hospital. I had been lying in bed through the night shaking uncontrollably, chilled to the bone. 722 more words

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The Detox Decade

We’re back. It’s been quite a long time since I’ve felt inspired enough to want to share with you. Or maybe it’s because I wasn’t sure I had anything to say that you’d want to hear. 624 more words


Journeying to the Other Side of Breast Cancer: Some Days Feeling Helpless, But Never Without Help

Last night I got to spend the evening out with my family at a farewell dinner for my nephew, James, who is going active duty in the Army. 727 more words

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Journeying to the Other Side of Breast Cancer: 3 Down 9 To Go...

It seems with each chemo I learn a little more about myself. Yesterday’s treatment was tough. I didn’t feel well physically or mentally when I woke up. 1,392 more words

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Journeying to the Other Side of Breast Cancer: The Silence of Suffering

A lot can be said during moments of silence. Since I was diagnosed I have been shocked by how many women I know personally, friends of my mother’s, or friends of friends, that I have discovered either have or have had breast cancer. 1,170 more words

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