Category Archives: Breast Cancer Posts

My journey from diagnosis to recovery!

Mastectomy – 2 years later!

Wow! only two years? It seems like forever ago. So where do I stand now in this whole journey? Truthfully?…I have no idea. After being discharged from my plastic surgeons care, I never went back to the hospital. No follow up … Continue reading

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One Year Post Breast Reconstruction Surgery………

This weekend marked the one year anniversary of my implant surgery, and almost 16 months post mastectomy. And although I don’t post anything about this these days, as in there’s nothing really to write about, I thought I should put an … Continue reading

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Surgical Oncology – That journey ends here….

Last week was my six month post mastectomy check up with the surgical oncology dept. I know, the math doesn’t quite add up….as, its now 7 months since I said bye bye to the ‘girls’. I was actually half considering canceling the … Continue reading

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Six weeks post op…

Last Wednesday was my 6 week post op check up. (and I forgot to post about it…my bad!) My incisions have healed wonderfully and all restrictions have been lifted. Yay!! The foobs (implants) are where they are supposed to be, which means … Continue reading

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The dreaded mutation – BRCA

A fellow blogger reminded me today that I hadn’t posted anything about the dreaded mutant BRCA genes. Click here to read more about BRCA mutation. That’s mainly because, as of right now, the test for it hasn’t actually been a part … Continue reading

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Post Op check up.

Yesterday was my post op check up. I really wasn’t looking forward to it, I’d had a pretty bad weekend, (maybe I’ll write more on that later) so it was all I could do to get around and be ready … Continue reading

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Exchange surgery – 1 week later

Its been a pretty good week. After the ickiness stopped, that is. No pain since stopping the Percocet and I’ve not had to take any substitute pain meds. The ‘farting foobs’ also stopped after a couple of day….thank god! As … Continue reading

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