Tag Archives: breast cancer

TRUTHFUL TUESDAY 3rd May 2022

Yippee! Melanie is back as she stands in for Frank’s  Truthful Tuesday. The question this week: Is it compassionate for medical professionals to keep people on tenterhooks waiting for results, particularly if the diagnosis in question could be really bad … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Breast Cancer

Recent headlines have been full of women being diagnosed with Breast Cancer. Some have responded to treatment, others have sadly passed away and my thoughts are with their families and friends. I have just read an article of a 34 … Continue reading

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SoCS: Body Parts

Sounds like a garage sale doesn’t it. If only fixing our bodies was as simple as an oil change or replacing a bearing. Linda is our host for SoCs. Today: Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “body … Continue reading

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It’s almost October

It’s the last Friday of the month, and next week sees the first of October. October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and I cannot stress enough how important it is for any lump found in the breast to be investigated. … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Whilst I wait for the clinic to advise me of an appointment for my first mammogram since my mastectomy last year, I cannot emphasise enough the importance of getting any irregularities or abnormalities in … Continue reading

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A shower, freckles, and the norm

In the shower this morning I realised it’s been six months since my surgery. As I soaped and checked myself it’s as if my chest has always been this way, as the scar is perfectly smooth and there is no … Continue reading

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Fifteen weeks

It’s been fifteen weeks since my mastectomy and all in all things are settling down nicely. The new meds seem to suit which is a relief, though we won’t know if my cholesterol is affected until my diabetes MOT in … Continue reading

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If the boob fits……………

Well, my curiosity was satisfied today as I went for my falsie fitting. The journey was OK…. ish, but parking was a nightmare so Hubby had to drop me off then go and find somewhere to park. The department I … Continue reading

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The past month

It’s exactly a month ago that I had my surgery. A month. It seems hard to believe and for the majority of the day I forget I’ve had it. Progress is good both regarding healing and mobility. I am doing … Continue reading

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Oh Happy Day!

It’s been a long day, up at 5.30 and on the road by 6.15 after breakfast and walking the dog. Three hundred and forty seven miles later and having been drained of about 100ml of liquid, the football is now … Continue reading

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