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The colour pink

by Sue90

This year, this month, today...

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  • 29 March 2017 at 16:06

    Cycle 2 of Capecitabine

    I saw my Oncologist today (Dr J) and his recommendation was to keep me at 75% strength of the Cape, I guess so that I don't over react and have to ...


  • 29 March 2017 at 00:39

    Cycle 1 of Capecitabine

    I was put on 75% dose of capecitabine for 2 weeks. I take these tablets at 7am and 7pm with breakfast and tea. The side effects were stomach bloati...


  • 15 March 2017 at 01:07

    Liver Mets

    Well 2 and a bit years after treatment finished, and I've had to restart treatment again.  In Jan 2014 I was diagnosed with breast cancer wit...


  • 27 December 2014 at 18:42

    Treatment is over - YAY :-)

    My last radiotherapy session finished 3 days ago on 23rd December. My chest wall on the left hand side and the left side of my neck was t...


  • 05 December 2014 at 22:55

    Day 3 of 15 of Radiotherapy

    I have just come back from my 3rd radiotherapy session of the 15 I am scheduled in for. The first session took longer than subsequent sessions,&nb...


  • 22 November 2014 at 07:09

    I got my tattoos

    Yesterday I had my simulation Radiotherapy (RT) session where I was measured up and marked up whilst lying on the RT bed. I was fully informed...


  • 03 November 2014 at 23:22

    Oncology Post-op Follow-up

    I am in week 6 of post-op (mastectomy and lymph-node removal) recovery and visited my lovely Oncologist today. Following the histology report ...


  • 21 October 2014 at 23:28

    Post Mastectomy Results

    3 weeks after my mastectomy I had an appointment with the Surgeon to get the results from the Pathology report and to discuss next steps. I wa...


  • 27 September 2014 at 12:37

    Mastectomy 25/9/14

    I had my mastectomy and lymph node removal 2 days ago on 25th September. The operation went well and although it is achy there is not much brusing ...


  • 24 August 2014 at 22:21

    Breast Cancer Hamper

    A friend asked for my advice this week as one of her friends had recently been diagnosed with breast cancer and she wanted to show her support some...


  • 10 July 2014 at 06:53

    Tips for Chemo

    My one piece of advice is keep a daily diary of maybe of how you feel, what you ate and what you did. It’s good to be able to compare what ha...


  • 29 April 2014 at 21:16

    Half way through chemo

    I had my 3rd (out of 6) chemo session a week and a half ago so literally half way through. I haven't experienced the awful side effects that some h...


  • 08 March 2014 at 07:33

    1st Chemo session 7/3/14

    Just returned from my 1st chemo session (TAC). The first issue was my nurse hit a valve in my vein, so it took about 5 mins to insert the cannula d...


  • 05 March 2014 at 18:20

    PET scan results

    I received the results of my PET scan today. I thought I had that scan to identify where the cancer is present today, so after the chemo zaps&...


  • 12 February 2014 at 23:10

    CT scan results

    I received an arranged phonecall this morning to ask me to visit the hospital at 2pm to hear the results of my CT scan. That was a l...


  • 05 February 2014 at 23:30

    Calm before the storm

    It's nearly 2 weeks since my diagnosis and it feels like the calm before the storm. I had a CT scan today to check my other lymph nodes. The only u...


  • 30 January 2014 at 00:06

    First time for everythng

    This month was the first time in 8 years that I took a day off sick - pesky Christmas cold.  Last week I misplaced my car key twice - th...


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