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Donna Peach Patient Expert

Long Beach, California
ALERTplease visit my blog for current entries. For some reason my Wellsphere is failing to pick up my current entries.   After my original diagnosis in 2004 of breast cancer in the left breast, in January 2009 my doctors found my breast cancer had metastasized to my bone,... Full Bio
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dp1 08-17-12 haiku by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer cancer roars at me / i roar back and walk away / you don’t control me © 2012 Donna Peach. All rights reserved. 33.775582 -118.182145 ... Read on »
Keeping the Vision Alive by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Donna put a lot of love and hard work into her writing. And she loved this blog and the people who took the time to read it. It was her goal to bring information that ... Read on »
6 Months into the Light by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer On Sept 26th, 2013, marked the 6th month since Donna danced into the light. Somehow it doesn’t seem that long. In other ways, it seems a lifetime ago. A lot has happe ... Read on »
Happy Birthday, Sweet Donna by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Happy Birthday, Sweet Donna. You have no idea how much I miss you. I know this the first birthday in years you get to celebrate with your parents. Most be s ... Read on »
Services by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer For those who may be interested, there will be services for Donna. Here is the info. They will be held  at: McKenzie Mortuary 3843 East Anaheim Street ... Read on »
A Candle so I can still see your Light by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I have a 3 foot metal candle holder. I used to burn candles on when Donna was in the hospital and would be sleeping at home. It’s placed almost in the middle of th ... Read on »
Update 03-26-2013 Break a leg, Donna. by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Sorry I haven’t updated the post in the last couple of days. I spent the nights with Donna at the hospital and they block her blog. Saturday Donna had problems ... Read on »
No move from Isolation by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Today, Donna continues on her roller coaster ride with her health. Yesterday she was looking a bit better. Fevers were coming under limited control, she was eating ... Read on »
Isolation by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Donna was moved from her room to an Isolation room. The fear was that she might have an airborne infection. That proved to be wrong when tests came back. She will p ... Read on »
Slept three hours, n ... by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Slept three hours, not enough to put a spring in one’s step. At 6:00 am a platoon of medical staff came in waves finishing with my medical team. Lots of speculatio ... Read on »
Back in hospital by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Today, Donna was admitted to the hospital. For the past 6 days, she had a low grade fever. Today they had her come in to see what was going on. They found that she ... Read on »
Chills and sweats by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Ups and downs with the fever again but within a reasonable range. These fevers really steal your energy. Right now I am trying to lower it again after a spike to al ... Read on »
Tylenol and ice by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Yesterday I resorted to ice under the arms plus Tylenol to decrease my temperature when it rose over 103 degrees. It happened so fast. Most of the afternoon it rang ... Read on »
Still chasing away this gunk by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Still dealing with this fever. Maybe I have a tummy bug, which my friend who drove me to my labs on Thursday told me on Friday he had and was sick in bed. To keep ... Read on »
Nursing a fever by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I stayed awake half the night with chills apparently from a low-grade fever. I don’t have too many other symptoms, except a slightly over active bladder. Maybe it i ... Read on »
fighting for strength by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer cancer’s talons shred / resistance from a body / fighting to build strength ♦ ♦     ♦     ♦     ♦     ♦   ♦ 5 6 7 8 © 2004–2013 Donna Peach. A ... Read on »
weary me by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer light streams over me / charging energy throughout / this weary body ♦ ♦     ♦     ♦     ♦     ♦   ♦ 5 6 7 8 © 2004–2013 Donna Peach. All righ ... Read on »
RESEARCH new study shows modest risk for heart disease with radiation treatment for BC by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer A new study, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, of heart risk for women who have undergone radiation for breast cancer shows a modest increase in ... Read on »
ANNOUNCEMENT ABC2 annual conference 11/7–9/13 Lisbon, Portugal by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer ABC2 (Advanced Breast Cancer 2) announces its annual conference for 2013 in Lisbon, Portugal, November 7–9, 2013. This is the second conference for this organiza ... Read on »
shingles suck by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Although I feel a bit improved over what I have been feeling, I am weaker than before, again. My walking exercises are back to two stretches instead of four and ... Read on »