Tag Archives: cancer

Cancer……….Don’t Ignore the Signs………

You cannot know how strongly I recommend how every single person needs to know the signs of breast cancer……or any cancer for that matter.  For today, I’ll post about the early warnings of breast cancer for women AND men. This … Continue reading

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Cancer…….The Second Chemo Treatment……..

It’s been exactly one week since my second chemo treatment. The exhaustion came on a lot faster this time.  I got one good day instead of 2. The second week of the first chemo I lost most of my hair.  … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer…….Filling Out the Boob

It’s a slow, slow process, filling out the boob. Now, keep in mind that what’s left is pretty much a double flap of boob skin  left( with a scar up the middle holding it together) after the doctor took out … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer……. The Drain

Yesterday was interesting. I was able to have the drain taken out.  After 3 weeks and one day of having the thing snaking around my non-existent boob and having it run out my side and into a container, I can … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer…….After the Mastectomy

It’s been two weeks since the mastectomy of my left breast. I still have the drains in and I’m sore and swollen with an occasional sharp pain. However, the incisions look clean and healthy…..as if being sewn back together like … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer…….Mastectomy…….

(For those who don’t know this, this is my second blog post about having breast cancer.  Luckily, it was found early and my doctors moved quickly.)   I am one drugged up human being and have been for the last … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer……the Exisional Biopsy…….

There is nothing like having an anxiety attack before going in for surgery.  To be more precise, a panic attack before an exisional biopsy. Yep.  I was okay laying on the gurney and having the nurse ask me questions.  I … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer……

I woke up one morning, in August, noticing that my left nipple was leaking blood. I also noticed that it was starting to invert just a little. I didn’t think too much about it. I figured I’d slept wrong and … Continue reading

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Ignore at Your Own Risk……

Today I read an article from Science Now that said cancer researchers had recently found a new genetic RNA abnormality in tumor cells that distinguishes them from normal cells.  This is a good thing … until I read on and … Continue reading

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