Tag: chemo

Trying To Catch A Break

Trying To Catch A Break

I should have listened to my gut and stayed in sunny Florida but you know, Adam and Bella needed me. Spring break was uneventful (for the most part) until Wednesday the 22nd. I had my monthly Oncology and treatment appointment and was also looking forward to seeing a friend and fellow Stage 4 patient. Our … Continue reading Trying To Catch A Break

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

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

The Meaning of it All and Other Questions

The Meaning of it All and Other Questions

My heart is so heavy right now. Several women I know, that I have corresponded with are having such a rough time and there isn't anything I can do about it. Two are struggling with the treatments they are enduring. They are not able to walk or do simple day to day things we take … Continue reading The Meaning of it All and Other Questions