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    Five years later

    September 28, 2017

    The day is here. It has been five years since my cancer diagnosis. A lot has changed in that five years. The baby that I was pregnant with at the time is now, almost a five-year old. I made it through surgery and chemo. My hair came back! I was diagnosed with cancer again only to find out I was ovulating at the time of my scan. After my misdiagnosis I have a wonderful new Doctor and facility that I…

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  • Cancer Exercise

    The long swollen road

    Here we are half-way through August and my leg is still swollen! I remember telling myself last October that I would take the winter off and get my leg back to normal. Then October…

    August 17, 2017
  • Cancer

    CTCA and a trip to Chicago!

    Last week we made the trip down to cancer treatment center for my 6 month scans. I am so happy to report that my scans were clear and my lab work was good. I…

    May 25, 2017
  • Cancer

    That Old Scan Feeling

    I sit at my computer watching the cursor flash at me. I don’t want to write this post but my fingers keep moving. I hate that I am scared. I hate that every six…

    March 24, 2017
  • Cancer

    The Swelling: Part Deux

    I had written about my swollen leg a while back. If you didn’t catch that post you can read about it here. Things have actually improved a little. Instead of treating my leg for…

    March 12, 2017
  • Cancer

    ISO-Lymph Nodes

    If you frequent for sale sites then you know what ISO means. If not, ISO means “In Search Of” Well, I am in desperate search of lymph nodes. I wrote a while back about…

    February 20, 2017
  • Cancer

    Three More To Go!

    Last weekend we made the trip down to Cancer Treatment Center for my six month follow-up scans. We were lucky to have great travel weather. (Much better than waking up to snow on the…

    November 19, 2016
  • Cancer

    I am going to worry

    My scans are fast approaching and my anxiety is at a high level. Scan time is such a stressful time and even though I am getting closer to my five-year mark I still worry.…

    November 3, 2016
  • Cancer

    And we are back

    We got back from CTCA yesterday afternoon after a super long drive. I can definitely say that we don’t have summer in Wisconsin we have road construction season instead. We tried our hardest to…

    May 17, 2016