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”

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”

YSC Summit – 2019

This past weekend I attended my first Young Survivor Coalition(YSC) Summit in Austin, TX. This organization is for young women facing a breast cancer diagnosis. Every year they hold a conference with speakers, breakout sessions that address the needs of young women with breast cancer and also for their co-survivors as well. If you areContinue reading “YSC Summit – 2019”