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LeslynMusch Patient Expert

concord, California
I am a wife, mom, pastor, writer, student and breast cancer fighter. It is my experience that with lots of prayer, honesty, courage, loving support and a commitment to fight for life, it is possible to live well through cancer. My circumstances have been very challenging, but I am becoming very... Full Bio
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Fabulous Women's Retreat! by LeslynMusch Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer We had a wonderful, fabulous, off the chain, over the top, women's retreat this past weekend! Kate Eifert and her amazing team of women from Bethel in Redding came down and ... Read on »
Karen Greschel has a blog! by LeslynMusch Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer For those of you who would like to keep up with Karen Greschel's fight against ovarian cancer please check out her new blog at http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/karengres ... Read on »
Please pray for my friend, Karen Greschel by LeslynMusch Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer When I first began this journey of life without my own breasts, my first visit to a local shop to get fitted with prosthetic breasts and bras was overwhelming and sort of m ... Read on »
Cancer Free from Head to Toe! by LeslynMusch Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I had my fourth surgery on August 16th. The goal was to remove the expander on my right side and replace is with a saline implant as well as make a number of repairs to bot ... Read on »
Kayaking! by LeslynMusch Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer If you've visited my blog before, you'll notice I changed the look. I believe that I am entering a new season where God is going to be restoring and redeeming the things th ... Read on »
Fourth Surgery by LeslynMusch Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer If you've visited my blog before, you'll notice I changed the look. I believe that I am entering a new season where God is going to be restoring and redeeming the things th ... Read on »
Aglow Retreat was so fun! by LeslynMusch Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Thank you so much for praying for the Aglow Retreat. Thank you to those of you who were able to attend. It was so much fun! I really enjoyed having the strength, health and ... Read on »
What an awesome time!!!!! by LeslynMusch Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I will be speaking at the Aglow International North Bay Area Spring Retreat this weekend, April 30 and May 1. This will be the first retreat I have done since my fight bega ... Read on »
Heading to the Open Heavens Conference at All Nations Church! by LeslynMusch Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer YES!!! I have been cleared by my surgeons to travel!! Several weeks ago I felt the Lord tell me I could go to the Open Heavens conference at All Nations Church in Charlotte ... Read on »
Best Surgery EVER! by LeslynMusch Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I have three new very encouraging posts below. Check them out starting with "Best Surgery EVER!" Thanks again for all of your prayers. I am so excited and I think you will ... Read on »
Surgery tomorrow, Thurs, April 8, 7:30 AM by LeslynMusch Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer So I am on for surgery tomorrow bright and early. I have had an ear and sinus infection, so I didn't know for sure if I could have surgery until today. I developed the sinu ... Read on »
On for surgery...Thursday, April 8 by LeslynMusch Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I am pleased to report that the tissue in the wound is healthy enough to have surgery next week. I am relieved. I have had 13 Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatments (HBO) and have ... Read on »
For those who don't know why I have this wound... by LeslynMusch Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer If you are logging onto the blog and don't know why I have this crazy wound right now, please go back in the archives to January 24 and January 26. Those two posts will exp ... Read on »
Bad news is hard to write... by LeslynMusch Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer If you are logging onto the blog and don't know why I have this crazy wound right now, please go back in the archives to January 24 and January 26. Those two posts will ex ... Read on »
It will be awhile longer... by LeslynMusch Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I went to see my plastic surgeon today. On the one hand, he is happy with the wound, the tissue looks viable and it is not infected. I am very grateful for that! On the oth ... Read on »
plucked eyebrows and other indicators of recovery by LeslynMusch Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer There are some very pragmatic indicators that help to let you know where you are on the journey back to health. For example, when you are too tired and hurting to even noti ... Read on »
Still so happy to have my VAP (Port) out! by LeslynMusch Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer A few times each day I reach over and feel the area under my right collar bone where my port used to be, I still smile every time. I don't know if all cancer patients feel ... Read on »
Yesterday was a hard day by LeslynMusch Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer (Warning: this post contains a lot of detail) I went to see the plastic surgeon yesterday for another post-op appointment. He decided to take the back drain out. It had ... Read on »
...and I'm back by LeslynMusch Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Well today I feel well enough to sit up and type, that is encouraging. Karyn was not able to update the blog last week as she was sick. Sorry for the gap. I know that after ... Read on »
making progress by LeslynMusch Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Today was a good day with my surgeon. He was able to remove one of my two drains. He took out the one in the front and is hoping to remove the back one on Friday. He remove ... Read on »