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Giving Back by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Wow it's been too long since I've written anything here and I thought I should at least put down a few words. I've been doing great, everything is clear and my blood work i ... Read on »
One year past diagnosis by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Today I went to see my GP DR to get my prescriptions refilled and just for a quick checkup. It has been a year since I saw him with my lumpy breast. After we chatted for a ... Read on »
Holiday Cheer and welcome the New Year! by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Just the other day after someone mentioned it, I realized that we were heading into a new decade! I've been concentrating so much on just another new year and sixty year ... Read on »
Happy Thanksgiving by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Well here it is only a few days left until Turkey Day! I can remember a few Thanksgivings that my family didn't eat turkey, we had tacos, chili, or catfish. It doesn't matter ... Read on »
The Calm After The Storm by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer It has been awhile since my last post and I have to admit, I've just been lazy and not quite sure what to write. I finished my radiation and my burns have healed, I'm begi ... Read on »
And it burns burns burns, that radiation burns! by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Since my last post I've had 14 more radiation treatments. Today I had the last one to the overall breast and underarm area and tomorrow I will have either 8 or 10 what they ca ... Read on »
Radiation by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Today I had my 11th radiation treatment. Everyone keeps asking me how I feel and if the radiation makes me tired or if there are any bad side effects. In all honesty I really ... Read on »
Spider surgery! It's over! Yippee!! by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Hello all! Well surgery is over, I'm doing great just a bit sore but Dr. Stone used the Da Vinci Robotic system to do the surgery so I'm actually doing great! The anesthesio ... Read on »
Clear Scans and blue skies! by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Wednesday I went to see Dr. Harrington my oncologist for the results of my scans on Monday June 29th. The last ones had been clear so I was hoping that these would too and the ... Read on »
End of Chemo Pics! by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Ringing the bell means the end of your chemo! Read on »
No More Chemo! by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer My friend Val from Cordova Tn, sent me this ribbon on Wednesday to celebrate my graduation! She's the one that also sent me the lovely bracelet when I was first diagnosed ... Read on »
Changes by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Last week at work we received a memo from our CEO informing us that our company is struggling. In order to prevent lay offs, everyone in the company, including him would b ... Read on »
Battery Life! by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer About a month ago I bought a new cordless weed eater because I couldn't pull start my other one. So this cordless one has two batteries that you charge up and just plug into ... Read on »
# 5 On the downhill slide! by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Well here it is Memorial Day Weekend at the end of May and whod'a thought in January that I'd be in chemotherapy. Life just happens and even though we can plan for our retirem ... Read on »
All Clear on number 4! by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Great news! Yesterday I had my 4th chemo and got the test results of my all my scrans from Monday, hallejuhah they were all clear with the exception of course of the cyst on m ... Read on »
Look Good Feel Better by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Monday I went to a Look Good Feel Better program session. It's a program service for women with cancer who are going through chemotherapy and other treatments that helps t ... Read on »
Halfway there! by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer It was a great day on Saturday before Easter after my third chemo and I'm halway there to the finish line! Yippee!!!! Jimmie is an excellent host and he always ... Read on »
Hit me one more time with those side effects! (CLICK TO READ ABOUT CHEMO SIDE EFFECTS) by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer The drugs that go into your body during chemotherapy are toxic waste! LOL Well, almost but they have to be deadly to kills cancer cells, the only down side to that is that the ... Read on »
IBC - Inflammatory Breast Cancer by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer There's more than one kind of breast cancer and a lot of people don't know about this one. Read on »
April Fools! by msrenda Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I really can't think why I titled this April Fools except for the fact that in a few hours it will be the first of April and it seemed appropriate. It would be a great April F ... Read on »