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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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head full of peach f ... by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer head full of peach fuzz replaces months of baldness sweet sign of healing ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ Wow, another day of heavy fatigue. I slept late and then ... Read on »
10 truths about breast cancer by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer 5 6 7 8 © 2004–2011 Donna Peach. All rights reserved. Read on »
2.2.3 still postponed by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer It’s been a rough week. Last weekend I developed a cold which spawned a fever that kept spiking. Tuesday evening I spent in the emergency room at UCI where they ... Read on »
2.3.1 chemo and positivity by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Yesterday I assured my hemonc nurse Toni Terrific that I’d be ready for chemo. After all, I can again breathe the whole distance of climbing the stairs up one fl ... Read on »
2010 conference: Metastatic Breast Cancer Network 10/16/10 by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer It’s time to register for the annual national conference of the Metastatic Breast Cancer Network to be held Saturday, October 16, 2010. Cost only your transpo ... Read on »
2011 by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer twenty-eleven / wasn’t this in one of my / fav sci fi stories ♦ people talk about  / oldies and instantly i / think sixties music ♦ but i would be wrong / won ... Read on »
2011 conference: Metastatic Breast Cancer Network 10/28–29/11 by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Fifth Annual National Conference of the Metastatic Breast Cancer Network Friday evening reception 5pm–7pm at Tremont Plaza Hotel 10/28/11 Conference Saturday ... Read on »
2012 annual LA international pen show by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer The Los Angeles International Pen Show convenes every February. Pen companies from around the world attend this popular show that features antiques, ... Read on »
2013 annual LA international pen show by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Every February the pen community in southern California has the privilege of hosting the annual LA International Pen Show. It took place at the Marriott Man ... Read on »
3-minute cake satisfies sweet craving by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer With chemo having affected my taste buds so much, and especially for sweets, I have not wanted much in the way of candy or dessert. Once in a while, though, I have ... Read on »
40 years and still going strong by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Late in December one of my friends who has retired from teaching told me she was leaving the freezing rain and cold in Michigan to live in Florida. My other f ... Read on »
4th of July 2012 by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer We call it the 4th of July. It is really Independence Day, the birthday of our United States of America. Taking a break today from you know what to celebrate our c ... Read on »
4th of July fun by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Yesterday was grand. We visited with friends for the afternoon, talking about everything and enjoying the fabulous barbeque they made. The guys had Belgian beer, ... 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 »
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 »
a movie for ponderers by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer A day out at the movies. It was a perfect day requiring not much energy and as lovely as possible. We went to a movie that is nothing short of, as my husband descri ... Read on »
a song, a laugh by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer After making some vinaigrette and some ranch dressing for lunch salads, I went on errands, driving cautiously. I walked through the mall and traipsed around Bed, Ba ... Read on »
ABC1 held its first conference in Lisbon by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer A new international conference , Advanced Breast Cancer (ABC1) dedicated to advancedmetastaticbreast cancer, which kills 500,000 women around the world annually, la ... Read on »
adrift in seaside daydreams by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer pelican dives for / treats breaking the glassy calm / Pacific Ocean ♦ island beckoning / secrets to be found by those / who seek to wonder ♦ ... Read on »
advance preparation: PET scan by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer PET scans require specific advance preparation. PET scans show glucose uptake to cells, which indicates cell activity and, thus, possible areas of cancer acti ... Read on »