Tag Archives: breast cancer

End of 2011 and More

In January of 2010, I was diagnosed with breast cancer.  At the time, I dealt with this as someone who had been told by their dentist that they needed to have their wisdom teeth removed.  I accepted the diagnosis, scheduled … Continue reading

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I Just Want to Celebrate!

Post-op appointment with my surgeon, Dr. S today … went swimmingly!  Everything looks good and I’m feeling great (with only a itsy bitsy help from my pain pills).  He lifted all my restrictions, except that I need to continue to … Continue reading

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The Color of Cancer

I like New Orleans and I love my surgeon, as well as the staff at St. Charles Surgical center but sure wish I wasn’t making so many new friends because of cancer. A volunteer at the Hope Center gave Bri … Continue reading

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Before I Kick the Bucket

Decided to start working on my Bucket List.   I’ll update from time to time, let you know how it’s coming.  Hope you all are working on your own.  You do know you don’t have to be “aging” to have a … Continue reading

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Don’t Believe Humpty Dumpty – You CAN Be Put Back Together!

  Back to my life at hand — my Stage 2 Reconstruction surgery is scheduled for February 17 in New Orleans.  Brianna will accompany me this time to act as my caretaker after surgery, while Bruce remains home with our … Continue reading

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Lost? Part 2

In February of last year, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. In all my years of parenting, I learned to deal with challenges head on — to not get overly emotional, stick to the needs of the present.  So, I … Continue reading

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