Pre-chemo

Joining the cancer blogosphere

Joining the cancer blogosphere

Sun July 6, 2014
I have been blogging for a few weeks now, but I have been very hesitant to read other people's cancer blogs. I've been hesitant to reach out to too…
I’m ready

I’m ready

Sun July 6, 2014
I am so ready to make the transition from someone with breast cancer to someone fighting breast cancer. Tomorrow morning, bright and early, I begin chemotherapy - assuming the…
Breast surgery

Breast surgery

Thu July 3, 2014
I am coming to appreciate the roles of the different surgeons. I have not yet met with a plastic surgeon (PS), but will probably set that appointment up in…
A pre-treatment trip

A pre-treatment trip

Thu July 3, 2014
One of the bits of advice I received was to try and get away before you start treatment. Both Scott and I needed a couple of days to enjoy…
Nature has more beauty

Nature has more beauty

Tue July 1, 2014
Someone in one of my networks commented that after diagnosis, nature has more beauty. That suddenly you are more aware of the beauty that surrounds you. I've definitely noticed…
Scrapbooking

Scrapbooking

Mon June 30, 2014
I saw a Facebook post from a friend the other day about scrapbooking. It isn't something I've wanted to do before - what on earth would I do with…
T-shirts

T-shirts

Sun June 29, 2014
When I was young I remember a T-shirt my mother used to wear that said "Don't stare, grow your own" ... A friend emailed me about a friend going through…
They say …

They say …

Sun June 29, 2014
not to read too much on the Internet, and yet it is the internet that is helping ensure I am better prepared for chemo. There are a few things…
TV Breast Cancer

TV Breast Cancer

Sun June 29, 2014
Now, I don't watch a lot of TV, so my perceptions may be off a bit, but I'm still a little mad. When someone on a TV show gets…
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