Tag: biopsy

New Year, New Meds, New Procedure

New Year, New Meds, New Procedure

I've had a rough couple of months. I literally checked out socially. Absent from most of my social media account; distant from friends. I felt lost, empty. I wanted to sleep, be alone. I wasn't happy. I wasn't sad. I wasn't mad. I wasn't anything. I have been living with Metastatic Breast Cancer for 4 … Continue reading New Year, New Meds, New Procedure

Nope, Not Worried At All

Nope, Not Worried At All

Last I updated, I was headed for a biopsy of my lymph nodes under my left arm and a biopsy of my ribs on the right side where I have had a large hard visible growth that is quite painful. Both procedures were done on the same day and I was home by 2pm on … Continue reading Nope, Not Worried At All

Happy Birthday! Your Treatment Failed.

Happy Birthday! Your Treatment Failed.

It's the nature of the beast. The way Metastatic disease works. We begin the best treatment option and hope it works for a long time. If you're lucky, it does. Sometimes, like this time, your luck runs out sooner than you hoped it would. I began Faslodex in January of this year and Ibrance in … Continue reading Happy Birthday! Your Treatment Failed.

The Game Changer

The Game Changer

I've been having a relationship with NED for the past 16 months. Things were good. Real good. Good enough that one of my Dr's suggested I take a break from the Aromatase Inhibitor to see if the side effects subside AND instead of monthly Xgeva injections they would be every 6 months. Things were very … Continue reading The Game Changer

Meta-WHAT??

Meta-WHAT??

I have Breast Cancer. These 4 words become my mantra. I say them all the time. I try them on like they are a new coat I must now wear. I have Breast Cancer and its in my bones. Well, they THINK it's the same cancer but they won't be sure until I have biopsies … Continue reading Meta-WHAT??