I Am Blessed

I Am Blessed

June 19, 2010 Lately I’ve been feeling like I’m on auto pilot, just doing the things that need to be done. I don’t want to live that life anymore, it scares me, it scares me to go back there. I want to move forward, be…

Life Goes On

Life Goes On

May 17, 1010 For a couple of weeks now I have been experiencing Hot Flashes…., seriously? It’s so annoying, at first I thought it was just because our house was warm and I needed to turn the air down, that’s not it. I think I…

Anti Cancer

Anti Cancer

May 11, 2010 I had an appointment with Dr. Northfelt (my oncologist) he walked in and rubbed the top of my head, I looked up at him and he had a huge smile on his face then said “looks good, I like the new hair”…

Got Hair?

Got Hair?

April 12, 2010 OK so this morning, I was looking in the 15x magnifier mirror I have in my bathroom and guess what???? I have some hair growing in…. kinda more like peach fuzz but still it’s starting. Of course I asked Eric “do you…

Good News

Good News

March 24, 2010 When I get labs taken I usually have to wait at Mayo Clinic for over an hour and a half to get the results to my doctor before my appointment, when that happens the last couple of times I like to journal about what…

My Smile Experiment

My Smile Experiment

March 9, 2010 Mayo Clinic rebooked my appointment that they cancelled last week at the last minute, so I went by myself today. I decided when I woke up that today I would make eye contact with as many people as I could and just…

Chronic Neuropathy

Chronic Neuropathy

March 3, 2010 Chronic neuropathic pain affects about 20% of woman who have breast cancer, and used TAXOL as chemo treatment. Guess who has it? It has been really difficult for me to sit down and blog, because my fingers are numb sometimes… from the…

Last Day of Chemo

Last Day of Chemo

February 22, 2010 Today was my last chemo treatment….the significance of this milestone is overwhelming to me. I am not feeling well today, but I know I need to get my feelings down on my blog, because as it usually goes the week of chemo…

Pain

Pain

February 12, 2010 The last 2 nights have been the most uncomfortable and painful nights of my life. My legs, back, arms and feet are throbbing, I feel like I can’t get any relief. I have taken all the drugs prescribed to me and still…

Marathon Dreams

Marathon Dreams

February 2, 2010 I was thinking as I watched Brothers and Sisters with my daughter the other day, I wish my life was like this TV show. One of the girls on the show found out 2 months ago she has cancer, she has already…