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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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