Category Archives: recovery

uphill

It’s time to lose the 25+ lbs that packed on during radiation. Hence the weight loss ticker on the right. First step: accurate scale (done). Second step: athletic shoes.

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From tamoxifen to zoladex + femara

Hi all!  Happy New Year!  May 2009 be the year that there are no cancer scares for me or for you or your loved ones!  The good news:  I’m feeling better overall than I have for years, so take heart. Continue reading

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Time away

I’ve been feeling nonverbal lately, so a trip to the country was perfect. And with tulip salad to boot.

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tamoxifen and I are NOT the best of friends

Okay, minor suckage for the day – tamoxifen and I are just NOT the best of friends. I’ve bailed on it again, and now, 5 days later, I’m beginning to feel SOOO much better! Continue reading

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Benign is a marvelous word

It really really is.  Feel like I got my life handed back to me.  Love that.

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After cancerland :)

from a friend in the UK, responding to me:

” ‘Picking up the pieces after cancer’ must be a very difficult thing to do (says me, who knows nothing) but you know what, it’s a wonderful thing to read. You are PICKING UP and it’s AFTER. Continue reading

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phone #s I know by heart

In this land of one-touch pre-programmed dialing, there are few phone #s that I know by heart. Continue reading

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