Member since 2/9/2012


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Round Two in the Fight - North Texas

I was originally diagnosed with breast cancer in Feb 2007 (two different types, stage 1 and stage 0) in my left breast. I had a lumpectomy and radiation. I was coming up on my 5 yr and had just a mammogram in Aug 2011; all clear. However, three weeks later I felt a lump, while showering, in my right breast very close to the surface. To make this part of the story short, I had a lumpectomy Nov... READ MORE

Recent comments from Flintviolet

I guess we all have some bright side we can look to... With my exchange, which was two weeks ago tomorrow, I did not have to have the drains at all. I was very thankful :-) btw... One of the questions I had (because most of what I read... READ COMMENT

Pammy....I started out with four drains after my double MX. Two of them came out after a week, the other two were in for 9 weeks! I had to get below 25 in each before they could come out. It was not just inconvenient they were more... READ COMMENT

Jane, so sorry you are having to face multiple fronts but happy for you that this last part of the journey is imminent for you...woohoo:-) !! READ COMMENT

Thanks for the encouragement Beverly...you are right about the patience. I don't have much in the best of circumstances so this is really a challenge :-)!! But, I am keeping my eye on the goal and focusing on the positives for sure! READ COMMENT

Just wanted to give an update: because my fills at 60 cc were so painful I wasn't sure what I was going to do. I went down 25 cc's and 30cc's. It is still uncomfortable (as are the expanders themselves) but manageable. It did take... READ COMMENT