radiation

Milestones are usually reserved to mark achievements: a significant birthday, a particular anniversary, something you’ve accomplished at work… But a milestone in cancer treatment is HUGE! Much bigger than people give them credit for. I would set events or activities I knew I wanted to do at the end of my treatments. When I got […] Read more…

I managed to keep my skin together during radiation, woohoo! I still came out burned, but if you’ve ever seen patients with radiation burns there’s burned and then there’s¬†buuuurned. If you’re starting treatment soon or just started, ask a cancer patient if you can see their radiation burns (not if you’re just curious, because that’s […] Read more…

There are things I wish someone had told me about chemo, mastectomy surgery, and radiation therapy that are not necessarily life or death, but certainly would have helped before I got to each treatment in my journey. I’m trying my best to remember some of the random and weird things that I’ve come across during […] Read more…

starting radiation therapy #breastcancer

Starting radiation therapy can seem like a scary thing. After all, they are RADIATING your body! Getting setup was only part of the battle. The rest will be trying to keep my skin together while I get through the process. At the time of writing this, I am already 2 weeks in to my 5 […] Read more…

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