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Amputating the cancer 👍🏼 (and my breasts 😥)

Amputating the cancer 👍🏼 (and my breasts 😥)

June 09, 2021

Some women just want their breasts removed to get rid of the cancer and if I could have felt distain for them it probably would have made it easier, but I never had a beef with my breasts.  I was happy with what I had and how they looked, so the day before surgery was extremely mentally taxing!  Talking about and preparing for the surgery and actually having it done, there is just nothing that can truly prepare you for any of it let alone the aftermath!  I left all prep and cleaning of the house for that day, which was also my birthday, so I’d be occupied.  I thought it would make it easier, I was so wrong!

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Welcome to the shit show that is Chemotherapy...

Welcome to the shit show that is Chemotherapy...

April 02, 2021

The body and mind are amazing!  I'm already beginning to forget just how horrid chemotherapy actual was.  Nothing can truly prepare you for chemo.  I made the conscious decision not to look up the possible side effects because I didn’t want to freak myself out, think I had side effects I didn’t, or create side them. During chemo I thought I'd gotten off fairly easy with side effects, but when I began compiling the list of suffering I had during chemo I realised, though they were milder compared to what I read others suffering in my support group, I did in fact have A LOT of side effects!

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The diagnosis

The diagnosis

February 22, 2021

She utters the three words no one EVER wants to hear “you have cancer” and I go numb and the conversation sounds like the adults in Charlie Brown’s life.  I didn’t comprehend much of what she said as she showed me the proof of the cancerous tumor, lymph node, and calcifications encompassing the the entire left half of my left breast.  How did I not find this sooner?  How long has it been there (it seemed to pop up overnight)? How?? HOW???

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Life before cancer

Life before cancer

January 11, 2021

I've always been a glass half full, independent, go getter. Grateful, mindful, positive and healthy, and I generally try to be a good human. I eat healthy, exercise, meditate, and have no family history. HOW??? How did this happen...???

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Sizing

 

Tools and guides to help you find your correct jewelry size.

 

If you are unsure of your ring size I offer inexpensive reusable sizing bands. You can also visit a reputable local jewelry store and ask to be sized.

 

 

How to measure for a bangle bracelet