How it All Went Down

I’ve been asked what the process, in regards to doctors appointment, was for my treatment. It was definitely fast and the doctors do not waste any time. I’ve created a list of every doctor’s appointment that I had this year, from start to finish of treatment. 2/10/17–Urgent care visit to see if the lump I … More How it All Went Down

Check In

I’m so sorry it has been so long.  My active treatment is finally over, but I’m still feeling the impacts on a daily basis. I’m exhausted still, but I hope to start feeling better soon.  Tomorrow I will have my port taken out, which will signal the last of many procedures.  I promise that I … More Check In

Radiation Is Set

I start radiation on Monday and I’m going to have 16 treatments.  The doctor said that the lymph node in question behind my breast bone, may or may not be cancer. He would like to treat it with more radiation, but if he did, he could hit my lungs or heart and that could lead … More Radiation Is Set

Chemo Side Effects

Many people have asked me what side effects I experienced, so here’s a list of wonderful things that come along with chemotherapy. I get very personal and maybe shared too much, but I think people need to know about the topics no one talks about.  As a reminder, not all chemo is the same and … More Chemo Side Effects

Next Step: Radiation

Chemo is DONE!!!!!!!! I’m excited that it’s done, but the effects of it will be long lasting. Even a week out I’m still feeling really crappy. My oncologist told me that the fatigue will last months as well. Cancer is holding on to my neck and won’t let go! So for the next few days … More Next Step: Radiation