Monthly Archives: September 2015

September 28, 2015: 100 is Short but so Big

Since I completed chemo on June 18th, I’ve suffered some pretty major setbacks. I’ll be honest. I’ve gotten frustrated. I’ve been hugely disappointed. I’ve fought off depression. It’s been an uphill battle lately.  Today, more bad news. My fluid levels … Continue reading

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September 22, 2015: My Three PINK Wishes for Women

There’s a reason people go PINK in October. There’s a national campaign to raise awareness for breast cancer. Billions of dollars are raised every year for so many things having to do with breast cancer. It’s a great thing, but … Continue reading

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September 21, 2015: A Picture of Courage

By definition, courage means the ability to do something that frightens one; or strength in the face of pain or grief.   This is a picture of courage! After being diagnosed with breast cancer last fall, I had genetic testing done. … Continue reading

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September 17, 2015: Another Day, Another Battle

I went back to my plastic surgeon this afternoon to have my drain taken out and to get another fill. I don’t normally look at the tools doctors use. If I don’t know, it can’t hurt me has seemed like … Continue reading

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September 10, 2015: Not the News I Wanted to Hear Today

It’s been 13 days since my surgery to replace my infected expander, so I was excited to go back to my plastic surgeon today. It’s past time to get my drain taken out. I was feeling very hopeful, especially since … Continue reading

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September 6, 2015: Post Surgical Update

It’s been nine days since my surgery. This is my third surgery requiring surgical drains, so I feel like I’m getting a little too well versed in these tubes and bulbs. This time has been different though. I’m still losing … Continue reading

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September 2, 2014: From my Facebook Notes

   A little eerie time travel back one year ago today. 

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