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My Breast Cancer Story: Round and Round We Go

Things have been going well minus all the pain. I finally found a new oncologist and she had me get abdominal, chest and pelvic cat scans, which did not show anything significant. Thanks to God. She also referred me to pain management, which is the best thing anyone has done for me since 2018. I… Continue reading My Breast Cancer Story: Round and Round We Go

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My Breast Cancer Story: Self-esteem

Since my revision, I have felt like an underdeveloped school girl with low self-esteem. I have one breast that is twice the size and 3 inches lower than the other; this may seem like a silly thing, but for me it is unnatural. Low Self-Esteem Before breast cancer, my breasts were naturally almost perfectly symmetrical;… Continue reading My Breast Cancer Story: Self-esteem

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My Breast Cancer Story: Diep Flap Revision

October 20, 2020, was the date of my Diep flap revision. This day I had been looking forward to since before the initial reconstruction surgery... and it was a disaster. I am so upset with the results. The doctor's message gave me hope and excitement, only to let me down in a major way. It… Continue reading My Breast Cancer Story: Diep Flap Revision

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Fewer Gifts and More Experiences

Christmas gifts are easy, but gifting your children life experiences and the ability to make memories are gifts that will last a lifetime.

Family, Family Activities, Family Moments, Seasonal, Seasons, Winter

What are Your Holiday Traditions?

What are your Christmas holiday traditions? When my daughter was little, we used to get a lemon, cut it in half and place a peppermint stick in it. The acid from the lemon would eat away the swirly part creating something like a straw. We always had those as we decorated our tree. Those were… Continue reading What are Your Holiday Traditions?