Diep Flap - I Can't Wait! - Georgetown, TX
- updated 7 months ago
I do have a lot to say and have a pretty good...
- 16 Nov 2012
- 3 months pre
I do have a lot to say and have a pretty good story. I don't consider myself a writer, but I think I just might give it a try. I have enjoyed reading the posts on this site.
I am 50 years old and have had breast cancer 3 times. Twice on RS, back when I was 27/32. On left side, just this year. Now it is time to replace what is missing!!
The date of 12/12/12 (hey, atleast i can't forget the date) is still preliminary. My Doctor is just breaking out on his own, so he has to get recertified with Insurance company's and such, but I am sure all will be in order by the date. It will have only been 5 months since radiation, but my skin does look really good. Fingers crossed.
I had to change my surgery date to next year in...
- 5 Dec 2012
- 2 months pre
I was pushing to have it done in December since I had already met my out of pocket maximum through my insurance, but the normal is to wait 6 months after the last radiation and December is only 4 1/2 - 5 months. Well, the area where I had my radiation broke out in a rash last week. So NO Surgery for me.
As it gets closer, I will update :)
Boy what a year 2013 has been. I was so hoping to...
- 6 May 2013
- 3 months post
I would like to start the process of having a Double Diep Flap this October (2013). I will meet with my Plastic surgeon after the ultrasound to see what he thinks. If he is okay with how the clot is looking and feels I am a good candidate (meaning having to deal with any issues that may arise with blood clots) I would be SO HAPPY. It will have been 12 months since I started the process to have the surgery.I
I still am going to have Dr Habash do my surgery. He and my Oncologist work very well together and He and his office keep tabs on me. (I appreciate that)
Well - that is all for now......
As I was going through Chemo and Mastectomy, the name that I kept hearing was Dr Habash out of Round Rock. Everyone I talked to, whether Medical or women who have gone through breast cancer, had nice things to say about this doctor.