Category Archives: Lumpectomy Surgery

Coming Full Circle…

I’ve always been really good with dates, but I think it is safe to say that most cancer patients and survivors can easily rattle off “their” dates:  diagnosis, 1st surgery, 1st/last chemo, etc. When I was in North Carolina with … Continue reading

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Follow-Up

December 23:  At 9AM, we found ourselves back in Dr. Penman’s office for a post surgery follow – up appointment.  Dr. Penman was beaming when she walked in.  She was so happy with the outcome of my surgery!  She chose to … Continue reading

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Recovery

Given the outcome of my surgery, recovery was fairly easy.  When people called, emailed, or personally asked how I was feeling, my response was the same for the about the first week: I just felt like someone had punched me … Continue reading

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Forecast: Sunny? Light Snow? Fog?

My last memory before surgery was the sincerity of Dr. Moore and of course having Bri join me while waiting.  The next thing I know I was awake in a room with Bri and my mom.  And I was itchy!  I … Continue reading

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Surgery – Part I?

Shortly after my surgery, I remember glancing at a Facebook post about how my friend Laura had her pinning ceremony (for nursing).  A few days later, I wrote her an email and told her what I liked about some of … Continue reading

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December 15

December 15th – the day before my lumpectomy.  My parents are staying in town until whenever.  I still went to work as normal today and was happy that my parents were already at my house when I got home.  I’ll admit … Continue reading

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