Monthly Archives: November 2015

November 29, 2015: Thanksgiving in my Heart

   Last year I wasn’t able to travel for Thanksgiving. I had just come home from the hospital after my double mastectomy and had opted to start reconstruction at the same time instead. A year later, I went to my … Continue reading

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November 17, 2015: The Last Yearly Check-Up…Whew!

Today, I went to my endocrinologist’s office and my cortisol level is within the normal range. Yay! So are my ATCH levels. Yay again! 🙂 Basically, I have some vitamin deficiencies to take care of and then hopefully I’ll be … Continue reading

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November 16, 2015: Uncovering Another Secret

Today, I went back to Texas Oncology to see my oncologist. This was my yearly check-up. This will be a part of my life for at least the next ten years. Thankfully, I really like my oncologist. 🙂 Here’s what … Continue reading

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November 16, 2015: Anything But an Ordinary Walk

Today, I went on a walk. Clicking away at those miles might be one goal but it’s far from the only goal. One thing I decided to do was use my walk time as a time to really connect with … Continue reading

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November 13, 2015: God Said Move

God told me to move, so I trembled. I’m sure He stood over me shaking His head saying, “Oh, ye of little faith.” So I felt as though I needed to explain my doubts and fears to Him as if … Continue reading

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November 11, 2015: Great News to Celebrate 

My pathology report is in and it brings good news. My uterine biopsy came back NEGATIVE for cancerous as well as precancerous cells. Hooray! I needed some good news! My tumor markers were also all NEGATIVE, and all my other … Continue reading

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November 10, 2015: Just Breathe

November is a month full of doctors and a scheduling nightmare to get all my appointments in during the required timeframe. So far, I’ve been to see my OBGYN. If you’re a woman, you already know this is anything but … Continue reading

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