surgery

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…

I wasn’t sure going into surgery what type of mastectomy I’d be having; skin-sparing was one the surgeon immediately suggested, but I was hoping for nipple-sparing if it was at all possible. Ultimately, my goal is to have the surgery that would give me the best chance of survival, so my heart was ready for […] Read more…

I hate waiting as much as the next person. But waiting for cancer surgery, especially a double mastectomy at 31, is both a blessing and a curse. I’m looking forward to it because the cancer will officially be OUT of my body. However, I’m having to try and wrap my head around the fact that […] Read more…