• Surgical Follow-Up

    Two weeks post surgery and it’s time for my surgical follow-up. I met with my plastic surgeon and he looked at all my incisions and the drains. We were required to keep a record…

  • Post-Surgery, Part Two

    In my last post, I talked about one of the results of having a mastectomy: the drains. They’re (not-so) fun. But wait, there’s more! I was going to make a part three, but…

  • Post-Surgery, Part One

    Surgery is over. My breast has been removed. And there were no major complications. But because we started late and apparently my body wasn’t ready to wake up; we didn’t actually make it…

  • Surgery Day

    This has been both the longest and shortest week of my life! With just one week from meeting my Care Team until my surgery date, it has been a whirlwind of thoughts, calls,…

  • The Hardest Thing

    I told my kids. Even with everything I’ve been through in my life, including an abusive husband, telling my kids I have cancer is the hardest thing I’ve ever done. Now I’m sure…