I made my 5 year milestone from my 2nd diagnosis :)
Hey All! Been a very long time since I've posted in the main Forum, however I felt it important to share this. My first diagnosis was in 2011, I underwent a lumpectomy, radiation and tamoxifen. 4yrs later at my routine yearly checkup, I was diagnosed with a recurrence in the scar tissue of the lumpectomy :( it was a 2.5cm…
Sex after breast cancer, UK article
Goodbye oncology, now 4 years NED
The title says it all, whoohoo!
Year three N E D
So technically it was Thursday but anyhoo...stuff got in the way. We've been pinking it up at work for the last couple of weeks. Yes, I still like pink, the brighter and blingier the better. So that's been a lot of fun and we've raised a good deal of money. I am grateful for my job it keeps me appreciative for what I have.…
An interesting Table on Stress Levels - which can lead to depression? Are You OK?
This is a very interesting way of working out your stress levels. Down the bottom is the 'Act if necessary' recommendations, depending on which level you may be at. There is help out there xx You do not walk alone.
12 month scans
This time last year is all a bit of a haze - drs appointments, tests, surgery, treatment - on and on for the next 6 months. Am now approaching my 1 year scan and the anxiety is building up. I know I can’t change the outcome, but somehow this thought does not help a lot. Scan is Friday & then we fly out on Monday for an…
thank you for my birthday wishes
Hi ladies, to all of you who sent me birthday wishes for October 25th,I say a very big thank you, you know who you are!. I havent been very active on the bcna online forum, in fact I havent been very active at all!Life has been very quiet, chemo three weeks out of 4, and as its a 4 hour round trip and then factor in the…
About to enter survivorship
Well peeps. In three days I will finish radiation and enter survivorship. The bold strong young lady you all met in February has changed significantly. Still strong but wow what a hard 6 months it's been. Having hormone positive BC so young has challenged me physically and mentally more than I was ever prepared for, even…
Diagnosed 6 years ago but constantly feel tired. They told me I wouldn't feel like this after 2 years. Anyone else have issues and what do you do
Feeling something this week I didn’t expect. Almost 2 years down the track from diagnosis and mastectomy I lost a close friend to the big C this week. Younger than me. We grew up together- families very close. Couldn’t believe how hard it impacted me- more than losing anyone before. After a few days I have come to the…