Brand Spankin’ New Breasts!
Stubborn or Tenacious?
I visited my Reconstruction Surgeon – Dr. V – yesterday. He is young, stylish, engaging and forthright. And he is Dr. X’s next door neighbour in the medical building. Dr. V shook my hand as he welcomed me into his large and beautifully decorated office and Heather beamed her best smile. “I’m Dr. X’s […]
Cancer is a Piece of Cake
My Oncologist Dr. F read me the riot act today … for not going to Emerg when my fever hit 39.6C/103F on the weekend … a whole degree over the GO TO EMERG IMMEDIATELY level. I told her that I had no one to take care of my son and dogs. She said “You’re useless […]
The Chronicles of Cancer – Pink Dot Detour
I’ve been asked many times – and it’s a valid question which I don’t mind clarifying – if they got all my cancer. It came up at dinner, and I thought of this analogy which would help answer “Did they get all of it?” The answer from me, my surgeon Dr X, my oncologist Dr. […]
I’m Positive I’m Negative
This is the entire list of clean blog entries written since I was diagnosed with Triple Negative Breast Cancer. These are heart and brain dumps as I go through diagnosis and treament. When I began to blog my journey, I decided I would write authentically and not hold back anything. I’ve written about the good, […]
I received the results of my first round of genetic testing today … I opted for testing (no charge to women under 60 in Ontario) to see if I carried the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutations. I won the first round of Jeopardy … or perhaps it sounds more like a Jerry Springer episode … […]