First off, I want to give a HUGE shout out to Lizzy with Miss E. Studios for coming to my home and capturing these moments for us. She's given us a wonderful gift of her time and talent and I am so grateful! This week has been full of SO many emotions. Anxiety, fear, shame … Continue reading Head Shaving!
Starting my second week of treatment. This is actually my off week so I don't have treatment again until next week, but it's week 2 of treatment 1. So if that didn't totally confuse you... I had an MRI at the end of December that showed the need for a biopsy in one of my … Continue reading Update Week 2
Yesterday was my first chemotherapy treatment. I wasn't sure what to expect but I felt ready. Ready to kick cancer in the face. Not really ready for side effects 😉 Sorry for the blurry pic below, I almost didn't grab one and then this is how it turned out. Whoops. The chemotherapy center has recliners … Continue reading So it begins
I finally have a chemotherapy start date. FINALLY after all the tests, biopsies, CT scan, MRI, port placement, and waiting on insurance, its finally here. My Chemotherapy treatments begin on Tuesday, January 16. And I'm terrified. There's been lots of tears today. And yesterday. And will be more tomorrow. They read me the list of … Continue reading Ready, Set, Go.
Today was a good day. My mom is in town and we've been able to enjoy each others company and get lots done. Yesterday I made a big change to my appearance! I decided since I would be losing my hair, I may as well have some fun with it and try something new. The … Continue reading BRCA results + style change
It's not rainbows and butterflies, although I try my best to make my days good ones - but I'm sharing the good and the bad with you - so just skip the ones that are labeled "rant" posts if you only want positive ones. I was diagnosed with cancer less than a month ago, but … Continue reading Hurry Up and Wait
Wednesday night we dropped off our kiddo at my cousin's and did a quick little date night to Walmart to find this comfy sweater (totally from the men's section!) and rent a movie. I was having a rough night - happy that things were finally moving forward after waiting on all the holidays and the … Continue reading Port Placement