Tag Archives: Cancer Blog

New Scans – Episode 1

This morning, I had a new mammogram, ultrasound and MRI. I was hoping this was going to be easy. Of course it couldn’t be. Continue reading

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Wearing My Heart on My Sleeve

I have been having a hard time catching my tone before it escapes my mouth. Or my email. Or… okay, Twitter.  Continue reading

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11 Down, 1 To Go

After today, I have one chemo treatment with Taxol left. One. I am so ready to be done with chemo. So ready. The birds woke me up about 5 am and I was at the hospital by 7:30 am. I … Continue reading

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Seymour Butts

Okay… I said I wasn’t going to post anything immodest or any truly disgusting descriptions. This post sticks to that, but it talks about something kinda gross, so if you go forward, be WARNED. 

Something gross this way comes!  Continue reading

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Honesty is Still the Best Policy

This is kind of a rant, and yes, I’m angry, and to be honest, I think you would be, too, all things considered. I’m finding myself really wishing that all of my doctors would have just been up front and … Continue reading

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Maya Said it Best

Happy 90th Birthday, Maya Angelou! I started this blog with the intent to show that even with a diagnosis of cancer and yet to be known outcomes, I can still survive, thrive and do so with style. 

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Almost Halfway There

As of last Friday, March 30th, and I’ve got only 2 chemo Taxol treatment left. I will start the maintenance doses of Herceptin on April 27th. Herceptin is the biologic drug that specifically targets metastatic HER2+ breast cancer. Continue reading

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