Tag Archives: Breast Cancer Blog

I Didn’t Get a Crystal Ball

November 3, 2018 The past 6 weeks have been a whirlwind of diagnostic MRIs and CTs, surgery to remove one metastatic tumor from my brain and decide what to do with the second one. The hardest part of this is … Continue reading

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Another Perfect Storm

November 30, 2018 The days that I have the energy to go do things are still fewer than the days that I putter around doing laundry and sleeping on the couch. One of my friends had a baby the week … Continue reading

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1 Month Post-Op – Brain Surgery

November 2, 2018 I am now 4 weeks post-op from having the larger of the two metastatic brain tumors removed from the back of my head. I have one spot on my incision that isn’t done healing as well as … Continue reading

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Recovery from Brain Surgery

October 1-24 2018 I am now 3 weeks post-op from having a metastatic brain tumor removed from the back of my brain. I’ve been working since about the 4th day after surgery. My incision is healing nicely. My vision’s not … Continue reading

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Think Before You Pink

I promised a post on donating to cancer-related organizations, specifically those for breast cancer and breast cancer research. Susan Komen puts only 7% of their annual budget toward breast cancer research. They spend their money on advertising for awareness campaigns. … Continue reading

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My Unbucket List

October 31, 2018 I was thinking the past couple of days about my bucket list. Then, for some weird reason, I started thinking about the things I don’t have to worry about doing if I believe the statistics. I won’t … Continue reading

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What to Eat – Pan-Roasted Chicken and Vegetables

Pan-Roasted Chicken and Vegetables This is another recipe from the Taste of Home One Pan Meals magazine. I liked its simplicity. If you don’t want the spinach, you could substitute carrots, broccoli, or cauliflower instead. If you’re looking for more … Continue reading

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