Scanxiety

Scanxiety is what most cancer patients say when referring to anxiety associated with scans. Metastatic breast cancer means you live life a few months at a time. What do I mean by that? Every 3-4 months my oncologist orders new scans. I get two; a PET scan and a brain MRI. This is when weContinue reading “Scanxiety”

Looking back at 2020

As 2020 comes to an end ask yourself what has this year done for you. Most will say this was the worst year of their life but was it really? Did you learn anything about yourself? Are you happy with who you are? Did you make any changes to love yourself more? Did you learnContinue reading “Looking back at 2020”

Chemo #2 – Take 2

October 6, 2017 came very fast and this was going to be my second attempt at round 2. Mom had stayed the week with me verses flying home just to fly back. She told me she wasn’t going to be missing any of the treatments. I understood completely. Now I was very anxious about thisContinue reading “Chemo #2 – Take 2”

The Day I Almost Died

This post is about events that happened on September 29, 2017. If that title doesn’t get your attention. I don’t know what will. The reality of cancer is the treatments for it are extreme. They poison, burn and cut. Not much has changed in the way of how they treat cancer. Keep in mind myContinue reading “The Day I Almost Died”

Barbells for Boobs – 2020

October is breast cancer awareness. This year I am fundraising for Barbells for Boobs again. I would like to discuss what this amazing community is and all that they continue to do for me. The following is taken from Barbells for Boobs mission located on their website “Barbells for Boobs is a 501(3) non-profit organization.Continue reading “Barbells for Boobs – 2020”

Sometimes Things Don’t Go According To Plan

I know I have been a little quiet lately. Truth is I haven’t been doing that great. I have had a lot of doctors appointments, scans, brain radiation(yeah that sucked), and my infusions of Kadcyla resumed July 1, 2019. I had started a post back in August before radiation began and then tried to continueContinue reading “Sometimes Things Don’t Go According To Plan”

Brain Surgery Recovery – The first two weeks

Surgery was June 12, 2019 We arrived at the hospital at 0630 there was confusion when we got there the several messages I received about where to go was not where they wanted me. The only not friendly person I came across was at this central registration. Which is not the normal for this hospitalContinue reading “Brain Surgery Recovery – The first two weeks”