The weather was beautiful at the beginning of last week, but for most of it, I wasn’t able to muster up the energy to really go out to enjoy it. I am so fatigued. When they tell you about being fatigued from the chemo, they should say, “FAAAATIIIIGUED.” That way, you can expect the level of fatigue that you really experience. I know that everyone … Continue reading Fatigue. Tired. Whatever you want to call it.
It’s been three years since my double mastectomy. The time between diagnosis and surgery felt like a whirlwind; so many appointments, biopsies and scans. I felt I was being poked and prodded every day. I really didn’t think about after surgery. I don’t think that the reality that my breasts were being removed hit me until they were wheeling me into the operating room. Continue reading Body Image – Truth Be Told
I take a lot of pictures, but never do much with them, so I’ve decided to “try” to publish different pictures that I take each week. Continue reading This Week in Pictures
If you’re reading this, you’ve probably heard of or already know what chemo brain is. If not, “Chemo Brain” is the name used to describe the changes in memory, concentration and thinking that sometimes happen during and after chemotherapy. Continue reading Chemo Brain
Today’s PET scan will show whether the chemotherapy and immunotherapy have done their jobs. Continue reading Another Day, Another Scan
I read that there were five stages to grief – denial, anger, guilt, depression, acceptance and hope. Continue reading Grieving for Me