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2019 (29)

July (3)

Geneticist called: Genetically, I have NO positive markers for breast cancer. That's a good thing. Still makes me wonde...
Port problems: Had some serious issues with my port today. First, the tech missed and it slipped off the side...rea...
Plastic surgeon : Saw my plastic surgeon today. Lots of options to consider. We made some decisions today but I have a...

June (5)

Chemo with Marek: Went to chemo with my son Marek today. The time went by fast...that's always good. Got back home and...
Genetic test: Have to wait 2 to 3 weeks for genetic test results. Depending on results they will reccomend either ...
Surgical oncologist tomorrow: Tomorrow I see the Surgical oncologist. She will likely recommend a single or a double mastectomy. T...
Another Taxol treatment : Just had another chemo treatment. Very boring to just sit there for hours but that's what the treatm...
1st Tax-chemo: Had my 1st Tax-chemo last weds. These will be every week. They still make me so tired; was hoping to...

May (3)

4th chemo is kicking my butt: Can't seem to bounce back from this 4th chemo.  It's really got me down. Hope tomorrow is better. ...
4th and last AC chemo today: Today was my last AC! Wondering what the next twelve T-chemo treatments will bring. REALLY hoping to...
AC chemo #3 finished: This third AC chemo went well. Got to spend some quality time with my sister Andrea. Thanks Ange! Th...

April (6)

Home from work again: This chemo is kicking my butt lately. Seems all I can do is rest. Feeling down. ...
2nd Chemo today: 2nd chemo today. Everything went well, even the stick into the port this time. Now we battle the sid...
Chemo kicked my butt today: Well, chemo kicked my butt today. Had to leave work and go home. Throwing up at work is no fun. We'l...
1st chemo day 3: Day 3. Hanging in there. Keeping up with the antinausea meds has really helped. I'm being very well ...
First Chemo: Had my first chemotherapy yesterday. Everything went like clockwork. The stick really hurt even with...
Chemo-brain testing.: So, I'm part of a cancer research study to determine the effects of chemo on the brain. The tests to...

March (12)

Chemo class: I went to a 1-1/2 hr chemo class. I now know more about Chemotherapy than I ever wanted to. Next ste...
Port, day 2: Had some issues with my port, but it's all taken care of now. Doing better after a few days. ...
Port placement : Got my port put in on Thursday. I got stuck 4 times before they finally got a line in me. The compre...
Port tomorrow : I'm getting a port put in tomorrow for injections, etc. Feeling a little worried about it. Hope all ...
More appointments. : Saw 2 more oncologists today. Need more appointments...chemo class, ekg, port to put in, etc. I offi...
Diagnosis finally!: I met with the surgical oncologist today. I really loved her. So grateful to get someone I feel good...
Sleep: I have a rare case of insomnia. Worried about tomorrow. ...
CT and Bone scans: Had both a CT scan and a bone scan today. Testing to see if the cancer has spread anywhere besides t...
MRI results: MRI showed a 4.5cm tumor and 2 other smaller areas of concern in the same breast. Looks like at leas...
A good weekend: Looking forward to spending the weekend with my daughter Tayler. It will make the waiting game go fa...
MRI : Had the MRI today. Was much tougher than I thought it would be. I was not claustrophobic. I had a ha...
MRI today and more appointments: Today I go for an MRI which will help determine if I am stage II or stage III. Saying prayers. I wi...
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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

Stage 2

4.1 - 5.0 cm

Grade 1

Positive

Positive

No

Yes

Mastectomy

Taxol (Paclitaxel)

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

Chemobrain Study Nerve ending in fat study

Breast distortion and inverted nipple.

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