Monthly Archives: May 2014

Where’s Waldo?

My double mastectomy surgery appears to have been ‘a success’ and as many of you know, I was sent on my merry way home just a few short hours after the surgery, drugs in hand for pain. (They don’t tell you … Continue reading

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T3N1M0 Snapshot

It has been an interesting roller coaster ride the past few days. Wednesday, May 21st, I went to meet the Radiation Oncologist. He told me the ‘unofficial’ pathology results reflected: T3-N1-M0. What does all this coding mean, you ask? All … Continue reading

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Flower Hug

A flower hug is a nice gentle hug, no worries of squishing anything, hugging too hard, or of holding on too long :-). While I always love big, hefty hugs, this is the one I received yesterday and it was … Continue reading

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Made It!

Well, I woke up in a bit of a panic the day before surgery and immediately asked “Is this REALLY happening to ME? Or is it a bad dream?” The reply from my amiga, was “You are REALLY about to … Continue reading

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One Bump or Two?

It has been an excruciating few days – actually, few weeks. So many extremely difficult decisions that we all wish we were never faced with in a lifetime. Thank goodness I DID get that prescription for Lorazepam yesterday as yes, … Continue reading

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Pick Your Poison

You can virtually ‘pick your poison’ as you follow the arrows leading to your room of choice. Today was my turn for a CT scan – another interesting ‘first’ in this lifetime, and sadly, it may not be the last. They … Continue reading

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A Breast Navigator?

Hmm….a ‘breast navigator’? Really? Well, I can honestly say that I never thought I would ever need someone in my life with that actual title, lol! In fact, I never even knew such a title existed until yesterday. Thank goodness … Continue reading

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