Tag: Aromatase Inhibitor

Pathology Report and Decisions

Pathology Report and Decisions

Almost 2 weeks after my bilateral  lumpectomy the surgeon FINALLY called me. The left side that had hinkey looking cysts/tissue was not cancerous but definitely needed to come out. She said it was more lobular than ductal. The right side, the breast that betrayed me from the beginning had 2 tumors. One just under the … Continue reading Pathology Report and Decisions

Door #1, 2 or 3

Door #1, 2 or 3

I have been on a medically approved break from my Aromatase Inhibitor since June. Since then I have been able to lose 15lbs and I've felt so much better. While I've been on this break I have been seriously considering making this break permanent.  Whelp, my Oncologist got wind of my thoughts and wrote me … Continue reading Door #1, 2 or 3

A New Chapter

A New Chapter

In a previous post I mentioned that my Oncologist suggested I take a break from the Exemestane I've been taking since my diagnosis.  I had been complaining about my increasing weight and my inability to lose any. That was in June. Fast forward to today and I'm now down 17lbs and I'm walking a half … Continue reading A New Chapter

Acupuncture For The Beginner

Acupuncture For The Beginner

My Oncologist suggested I try acupuncture to help with the side effects of the Exemestane I've been taking for the last 10 months as well as nerve damage from radiation I had to my ribs. To be honest, I wasn't happy at the prospect of more needles but these are not supposed to hurt and … Continue reading Acupuncture For The Beginner