Chemobrain, fatigue and long covid
HI Im wondering if anyone has had covid and it has made their fatigue and chemobrain worse and how they have coped? Im 5 years post lumpectomy ,chemo, radio for ER pos breast cancer and have just almost got over my chemo brain.Ive been living almost hermit like avoiding covid for fear of exacerbating my chemobrain ..Im…
Newly diagnosed DCIS
Diagnosed on the 25th October after a routine mammogram- no lumps/symptoms. Waiting now to be booked in for a mastectomy + reconstruction. No longer feel numb but the shock remains.
Been taking letrozole for over a year with no side effects but the last 2 months been getting fatigue in an afternoon but last few days really struggling to stay awake. Is this commen after taken meds for this long.
Hello I'm newly diagnosed as of last week,I see my surgeon this coming Tuesday. My head is still spinning with my diagnosis.Ive started to write down questions for my surgeon but its so hard to no where to start with it all . Any suggestions of information I may need would be greatly appreciated.. Sending love to all 💖
Ladies please tell me this won't last ,, im only a week into my first cycle and im struggling to be on my feet for more than a minute or two. Thursday I could barely lift my head to drink. Is it the Docetaxel, Cisplatin and Herceptin? My Oncologist must think im a super hero.. No nausea as yet, but mild belly pain and…
For some as a result of diagnosis and treatment the effect on our memory can be distressing - fatigue or chemo induced or anything else in between, stress, anxiety, menopause! I have a sister who has early onset Dementia and on the road to diagnosis she was seen by a health professional, Neuro Psychologist. She has written…
another delay, sad and mad and very disappointed
Hi, I've had a disappointing week and I thought I would drop in with all you wonderful people and unload (sorry it feels like going down not up lately) I'm about 4 weeks into my 2nd time round, I had the lumpectomy in 2020 and now I'm ready for double mastectomy and not considering reconstruction. Had surgery booked for…
Surgery, radio, sleep, and restless legs
This is a long shot, but just in case... I had a mastectomy and reconstruction in mid-December, and I'm almost halfway through radiation treatment. I've always had restless legs, and there's something about major surgeries that seems to make it flare up badly. I had an abdominal hernia/muscle separation repaired at the end…
Very tired & constantly fatigued
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New podcast on fatigue
Hi everyone Last night I listened to our latest podcast from Upfront about breast cancer series. I wanted to post in here in case you had missed our promotions. This edition focuses on fatigue and includes Rina, who is living with metastatic breast cancer. I think Rina and the other guests provide some really helpful and…