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Reconstruction

I saw my plastic surgeon this week. We're both on the same page as to what needs to be done. She says that there will probably be no drains! That alone has gotten me excited for the surgery. Now I'm just waiting for a call to see when they can get me in. Late August or early September. 

Ness

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Yay! Exciting news and we’re very happy for you.
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Done for now

About a week into January they stopped my radiation 2 session short of the 30 Rads total. I was burning too bad. I healed fairly quickly though. The breast cancer team kept an eye on me and I kept up with treating my burns several times a day. 

Today I'm all healed and can wear a regular bra. I'm still lopsided, but reconstruction surgery this fall should take care of that.

My treatment took a total of a little over 10 months. I learned alot about myself and my family and friends during that time. All of it was positive. I have a wonderful family and work for an amazing company. A big shout out to everyone who supported me on my journey. It has meant the world to me!

Love,

Ness

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I’m so glad that it’s done. It only gets better now 😁
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Vital Info

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March 7, 2019

New Berlin, Wisconsin 53151

February 18, 1961

Cancer Info

Breast Cancer

Invasive Lobular Carcinoma

March 5, 2019

Stage 2

over 6.1

Grade 1

Positive

Positive

No

Yes

Mastectomy

Taxol (Paclitaxel)

The fatigue!

I am loved by so many people.

Provide simple meals that can be frozen. Please pray for me!

Chemobrain Study. Nerve ending in fat study.

Rest whenever you can.

Stay positive. Pray for patience and acceptance.

Breast distortion and inverted nipple.

Started radiation Nov 26th. 30 treatments.

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