Mending a Broken Wing

I can say with some certainty that I understand how a broken winged bird must feel.  Once you’ve tasted flight, felt the wind in your wings, looked down on Earth from a clouds view, how could you live a life grounded for the rest of your days?

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The Most Important Day Ever: No Chemo

There is an anxiousness in the air and my nerves are on edge.  I’ve been waiting for this day for weeks now.  This is the day I see my oncologist to find out if the pathology results show that I need chemotherapy or not.

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Good News – No Radiation Therapy Needed

I had my follow up appointment with the Radiation Therapy physician to find out if he thought I would need to go through the radiation therapy treatments after reviewing my pathology report from surgery. 

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Waves of Sadness

A sadness falls over me today in waves that I can’t explain.  I’m surrounded by the beauty of the beach and yet my heart aches like it feels death.  A longing perhaps, for another time, another place.

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My First Chest Expansion

I woke with a migraine.  I’ve been getting them ever since I had surgery and they’ve been really intense.  I believe it might be because of the medications I’ve been on and my body getting them out of my system.

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The Importance of Tomosynthesis for Patients with Dense Breast Tissue

Please note these are my opinions and I’m not a physician.  My opinion comes from my experience and circumstances only. Many people have asked me about the discovery of my breast cancer.  Did I feel it?  Was it on an annual mammogram or a doctor’s visit? For me, my breasts …

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