Monthly Archives: October 2013

Meeting the Surgical Oncologist

By Wednesday morning I still hadn’t got the results of the MRI, but as I was meeting with the surgical oncologist that afternoon, I gave up trying. Luckily, before leaving the house, I printed out my appointment reminder that gave … Continue reading

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Waiting for the report.

As you are probably aware, if you have read any of my previous posts, patience is not a virtue I possess. And so, having to wait for the MRI report was frustrating, to say the least. The young girl who … Continue reading

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The MRI and exploding body parts…

MRI’s are painless, you just lie there and relax. You’re not prodded, poked or, with the exception of the IV for the contrast dye, not stuck with needles. The only bad part about an MRI is the dreadful noise. So … Continue reading

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Pink PJ’s

Apparently, my aversion to ‘all things Pink’ lasted a whole two days. Not that I’m loving all the pink ribbon stuff, nope, I’m still avoiding that like the plague. But I did cave and buy a pink stripe nightshirt and … Continue reading

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Sky blue pink, with yellow dots.

I’ve suddenly developed a weird aversion to all things pink! Not that it was very much my color before, but now, being diagnosed with breast cancer, during breast cancer awareness month, is like this huge cosmic joke, and I’m not … Continue reading

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Making appointments

One thing I discovered after learning I have breast cancer is, it doesn’t matter how big or small the tumors are, whether it’s contained or invasive, if it’s low grade or high grade, or what the cells looks like under … Continue reading

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The pathology report

It took a few days before I got my hands on the ‘Surgical Pathology Diagnosis’ report. Although my PCP had called me up and read it to me, I needed to see it for myself, laid out in black and … Continue reading

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