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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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My Breast Cancer Story: Pain, Pain, and Oh…Pain

There is so much pain that nobody tells you about, but you are not alone in this. The pain is real, but God is holding you.

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My Breast Cancer Story: You Still Have Active Cancer… Here are Chemo Pills

As I mentioned previously, I was told that active cancer was still in both my breast and my lymph nodes at the time of surgery. My oncologist advised me to go on oral chemo (yay more pills...) for another six months at that time. I was so tired of being tired...of having stomach pain, having… Continue reading My Breast Cancer Story: You Still Have Active Cancer… Here are Chemo Pills

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My Breast Cancer Story: To Speak or Not to Speak

One day, I was talking with a friend and she asked if she could give my number to her friend Pat. Apparently, Pat was looking a speaker for the Relay for Life and my friend thought she should nominate me. Ha, I am not a speaker. I reluctantly agreed as I didn't even feel qualified… Continue reading My Breast Cancer Story: To Speak or Not to Speak