DONE with cancer treatments FOREVER

It’s official, I’m done with radiation! So, if you’re keeping track that’s: Chemo, surgery, and radiation ALL DONE! All I technically have left is reconstruction and Tamoxifen, which is a drug I will start soon and am expected to take forever. Please pray with me that I have no side effects from it. If I do, plans might change. It was nice to end treatment … Continue reading DONE with cancer treatments FOREVER

Everything you NEVER wanted to know about a mastectomy

I’ve mentioned tidbits on here about my mastectomy but I know a lot of readers will be involved with their own breast surgeries at some point so I thought I’d give more detail about what to expect and how to prepare. It is extremely long, because I wanted every bit to be in one place. There are a ton of sites where you can find … Continue reading Everything you NEVER wanted to know about a mastectomy

Cool Things Happening

What a nice day! I’m officially half-way done with my radiation treatments, and that in itself is very exciting. The treatments aren’t bad and I enjoy the people there, but going every single day has been taxing. It’s in the middle of the day, which also happens to be Naomi’s naptime, so it feels like I never get a break. I prayed a lot about … Continue reading Cool Things Happening

Always something to whine about…

So, I never asked it while dealing with the diagnosis or treatments, but now that God has a tiny, insignificant request of me, I find myself a tad depressed, moaning, “Why me?”. It’s embarassing to even type it, but there’s no point in pretending I’m something that I’m not…over the past few weeks God has put it on my heart to stop watching tv. I … Continue reading Always something to whine about…

Preparing for Radiation

I haven’t blogged in awhile, but fear not–it’s because I just didn’t have anything to say. Believe it or not I’m doing very well. I’ve struggled a bit with fatigue that was worse than during chemo. I was sleeping 11 and 12 hours some nights, but was still exhausted and kept telling Yaacov I thought something was wrong with me. Next thing you know, I … Continue reading Preparing for Radiation