Monthly Archives: June 2011

I’m not looking

Dr. B. called the day after surgery to see how I was doing and for me to come in the following Monday to check on the dressing.  It was less than a week before I was back in the waiting

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June 8th, 2011 – part 2

Dizzy and starving I left behind one of my breast’s at Women’s College Hospital. We didn’t expect to be driving during rush hour traffic. I thought for sure I would have been up and out of the hospital by 3pm. It

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June 8th, 2011 – part 1

“How terrible was everybody else’s sleep?” Maggie asked coming to sit down, in the front lobby of WCH, where she met us. “Meh, I had 2 hours but I’m going to be sleeping all day today, anyhow,” I answer.  Cory,

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The night before, bear with me for just a little bit longer

June 7, 2011 – I had spent the whole day laundering bed linen, cleaning my bathrooms and finally started washing my floors for my mother and brother’s arrival, before running over to WCH, late afternoon, for my Sentinel injection. I

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The Drain

I’ve held back telling most people a couple of important things which happen before removing the cancer from my breast. These things are the Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy and Axillary Lymph Node, and I didn’t want to talk about its

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The tentative date I wanted, June 22, was not available for the surgery anymore so we would have to do it earlier, this Wednesday, June 8th, to be exact.  Dr. C’s office is somewhat aware I am less than thrilled

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“Would you rather….”

(sent via e-mail June 3, 2011) Everything, these last couple of months, has been put into perspective while playing a cruel game of “Would you rather”.  Ever play that game? Or the other version, I’d play in bars, on the

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