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Survivor Spotlight by Lesa Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I did an interview for TheBreastCaresite.com. Click here if you would like to read. It's all about getting the word out for LittleLifePreservers. "Sma ... Read on »
New drug hopeful for genetic BC by Lesa Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer A new drug for genetic breast cancer could help thousands of women with hereditary forms of the disease, the first tests on patients suggest. A study invo ... Read on »
Well done! by Lesa Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Saw Dr M for the post-surgery follow up yesterday. Got a "well done" for putting the butterfly bandages on the incision. Gold star for me ... Read on »
Pass it on............ by Lesa Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Please.... If you or a loved one are going through treatment for breast cancer go HERE and sign up (everything is confidential) so I can send you or them handmade ... Read on »
A little blood by Lesa Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Got out of the shower this morning and noticed my incision was bleeding a little on one end. Just a little so I put on 2 butterfly bandages and will see what Dr M says tomorr ... Read on »
CrAzY cRaZy by Lesa Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Taking the Tamoxifen again. I know taking it increases my odds of NOT having a recurrence but the side effects can be quite painful at times. {{sigh}} ... Read on »
Just to be clear by Lesa Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I am not stopping Tamoxifen because of weight gain. I am stopping Tamoxifen because of joint pain. Sounds similar. They even rhyme. Big difference. Just t ... Read on »
Longterm Nausea & Lethargy by Lesa Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I just read in my blog archives that I had 2 weeks of nausea from the last surgery and am thinking that might be the case this time too. UGH. I have ... Read on »
Breast Cancer Wellness Cruise by Lesa Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Info here: CRUISE Anyone want to go next year? I might. L Read on »
My Etsy Shop! by Lesa Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I opened a shop on Etsy. My shop name is: PinkPromiseDesigns. I will continue to add new items so visit often. Etsy is the place to buy and sell all things handmade. This ... Read on »
Another Surgery Done by Lesa Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Everything went smooth on Monday. Got home about 7pm. Hardly slept at all that night. Slept a bit better last night. Anesthesia screws me up. I have driv ... Read on »
Stopping Tamoxifen (again) by Lesa Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Yup. I am quitting it again. My joints are acting up again. I got off the treadmill an hour ago and the bottom of my feet are throbbing. Hot flashes have ampe ... Read on »
Getting impatient by Lesa Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer This expander is deflating and it feels very strange. I can feel little air pockets, sort of like bubbles, along the edge and for some reason it is getting rather sore ... Read on »
Elton John and Billy Joel by Lesa Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer I just got tickets for Elton John & Billy Joel in July! WooHoo!! I never thought I would get to see Elton in concert so this is wicked exciting! Of ... Read on »
Girl Scouts rock again! #2144 + more by Lesa Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Junior Girl Scout Troop #2144 of West Lakeland held a Community Service Workshop on Feb 21st at Rock Hill Camp in Mahopac. There, various Girl Scout Troo ... Read on »
Hair keeps growing by Lesa Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Current photo of me (and my Stella-Bella.) No makeup. Just plain ol' grandma. This is a years worth of growth. Just a little over a year ago I was bald. I cannot ... Read on »
New Surgery Date by Lesa Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Monday May 11th. Let's hope this date sticks. Looking forward to having this hardness removed from my chest. Happy Spring, Happy Day, Happy Life ... Read on »
Girl Scouts Rock again! by Lesa Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Breast Cancer Girl Scout troop 1983 from White Plains NY and all their leaders, volunteers and other troops 2752, 2126 & 1991 who helped: THANK YOU for the awesome, fantastic, wond ... Read on »