Comments on: One Year Since My Mastectomy http://breastcancervictory.com/one-year-since-my-mastectomy/ Diary Of A Breast Cancer Survivor's Healing Journey Tue, 27 Sep 2011 13:04:58 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.2.1 By: joanne carrello http://breastcancervictory.com/one-year-since-my-mastectomy/comment-page-1/#comment-15238 joanne carrello Thu, 28 Apr 2011 14:24:13 +0000 http://breastcancervictory.com/one-year-since-my-mastectomy/#comment-15238 hi monica its jo thanks for your response,its has been 15mths for me have done chemo, radiation 31 times. hercepton for a year, zometa every 6mths for 3 years and tamoxifin every day for 5 years, feeling pretty good, stay strong they are boobs you can have lovely ones after surgery or during ,this is your life and funny but as hard as it is you will be ok i dont feel any different to what i did its in my mind but every day is good, i wish all the strength and it would be lovely to here from you again hi monica its jo thanks for your response,its has been 15mths for me have done chemo, radiation 31 times. hercepton for a year, zometa every 6mths for 3 years and tamoxifin every day for 5 years, feeling pretty good, stay strong they are boobs you can have lovely ones after surgery or during ‚this is your life and funny but as hard as it is you will be ok i dont feel any different to what i did its in my mind but every day is good, i wish all the strength and it would be lovely to here from you again

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By: Monica http://breastcancervictory.com/one-year-since-my-mastectomy/comment-page-1/#comment-15236 Monica Thu, 21 Apr 2011 18:23:17 +0000 http://breastcancervictory.com/one-year-since-my-mastectomy/#comment-15236 Hi Sylvie, I live in South Africa and was diagnosed with breast cancer on April 11th, 2011 and have been informed that I must undergo a double mastectomy in the next few weeks. I have been struggling with trying to come to terms with it and out of sheer desperation started reaching out to other women to share their experiences in coping and surviving this horrible disease. I came across your blog and I want to tell you that your words are very encouraging and you are a courageous woman. I like the way you look at your ordeal in a positive way and hope that I too can get through it the way you did. You set such an admirable example to me. I wish you continued happiness and I send positive energy your way. God Bless Monica Hi Sylvie,

I live in South Africa and was diagnosed with breast cancer on April 11th, 2011 and have been informed that I must undergo a double mastectomy in the next few weeks. I have been struggling with trying to come to terms with it and out of sheer desperation started reaching out to other women to share their experiences in coping and surviving this horrible disease. I came across your blog and I want to tell you that your words are very encouraging and you are a courageous woman. I like the way you look at your ordeal in a positive way and hope that I too can get through it the way you did. You set such an admirable example to me.
I wish you continued happiness and I send positive energy your way.
God Bless
Monica

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By: joanne carrello http://breastcancervictory.com/one-year-since-my-mastectomy/comment-page-1/#comment-15233 joanne carrello Wed, 16 Mar 2011 13:18:42 +0000 http://breastcancervictory.com/one-year-since-my-mastectomy/#comment-15233 i wrote last night i feel a bit sad because i wrote about my self, i looked at all your letters and you didnt say what you had if you lymph gland involvement ,sorry still very stressed with it , i still feel we are alive and I hope you are all doing amazing,one of my friends has had breast cancer for 4 years and tonight they are going to turn her life support off just abit sad another one lost amazing lady and everyone will miss her i wrote last night i feel a bit sad because i wrote about my self, i looked at all your letters and you didnt say what you had if you lymph gland involvement ‚sorry still very stressed with it , i still feel we are alive and I hope you are all doing amazing,one of my friends has had breast cancer for 4 years and tonight they are going to turn her life support off just abit sad another one lost amazing lady and everyone will miss her

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By: joanne carrello http://breastcancervictory.com/one-year-since-my-mastectomy/comment-page-1/#comment-15232 joanne carrello Tue, 15 Mar 2011 13:03:43 +0000 http://breastcancervictory.com/one-year-since-my-mastectomy/#comment-15232 hi my name is joanne got diagonsed with breast cancer on 22nd dec 2009, after finding lump under my arm, had 29 lymph glands removed 20 had cancer i have er,pr,her2 postive cancer have gone 14months since and feeling pretty good, white cells abit low but they say better low than high ,i have read all your stories and it doesnt matter were we live in the world you just have to go through this and we are family, i hope you are all well xx hi my name is joanne got diagonsed with breast cancer on 22nd dec 2009, after finding lump under my arm, had 29 lymph glands removed 20 had cancer i have er,pr,her2 postive cancer have gone 14months since and feeling pretty good, white cells abit low but they say better low than high ‚i have read all your stories and it doesnt matter were we live in the world you just have to go through this and we are family, i hope you are all well xx

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By: Karen http://breastcancervictory.com/one-year-since-my-mastectomy/comment-page-1/#comment-15157 Karen Sat, 29 May 2010 14:10:16 +0000 http://breastcancervictory.com/one-year-since-my-mastectomy/#comment-15157 Oh forgot to say I am writing my full story from my journal at http://www.breastcancerstory.co.uk to hopefully help others Oh forgot to say I am writing my full story from my journal at http://www.breastcancerstory.co.uk to hopefully help others

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By: Karen http://breastcancervictory.com/one-year-since-my-mastectomy/comment-page-1/#comment-15156 Karen Sat, 29 May 2010 14:09:19 +0000 http://breastcancervictory.com/one-year-since-my-mastectomy/#comment-15156 Hi Sylvia, you have so much strength and I hope that you are doing really well. i was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007 after being I was told I was paranoid in 2006. had chemo, bilateral mastectomy and radio. Unfortunately my cancer returned a yr later and have metz to the bone. I have just had another 6 rounds of chemo and am still fighting strong. Still positive and loving life. . I am writing my story in full from my journal at http://www.breastcancerstory.co.uk to hopefully help others Kind Regards Karen Hi Sylvia, you have so much strength and I hope that you are doing really well.

i was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007 after being I was told I was paranoid in 2006. had chemo, bilateral mastectomy and radio. Unfortunately my cancer returned a yr later and have metz to the bone. I have just had another 6 rounds of chemo and am still fighting strong. Still positive and loving life. .
I am writing my story in full from my journal at http://www.breastcancerstory.co.uk to hopefully help others
Kind Regards
Karen

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By: Cancer Support Community http://breastcancervictory.com/one-year-since-my-mastectomy/comment-page-1/#comment-15153 Cancer Support Community Wed, 12 May 2010 18:25:24 +0000 http://breastcancervictory.com/one-year-since-my-mastectomy/#comment-15153 Sylvie, thank you for sharing your experience with us. Through our work at the Cancer Support Community, we understand many of the challenges that face women during their breast cancer journey. Unfortunately, we also know that most women experience some form of distress due to their cancer. And many feel their emotions are misunderstood. As a survivor you know firsthand the impact a cancer diagnosis has on women with the disease and their families. To help improve the breast cancer experience, we need to understand more about the emotional and social needs of breast cancer survivors. Please consider joining us by sharing your experiences as part of a national movement of breast cancer survivors. Learn more and join at http://www.breastcancerregistry.org. Sylvie, thank you for sharing your experience with us. Through our work at the Cancer Support Community, we understand many of the challenges that face women during their breast cancer journey. Unfortunately, we also know that most women experience some form of distress due to their cancer. And many feel their emotions are misunderstood.

As a survivor you know firsthand the impact a cancer diagnosis has on women with the disease and their families. To help improve the breast cancer experience, we need to understand more about the emotional and social needs of breast cancer survivors. Please consider joining us by sharing your experiences as part of a national movement of breast cancer survivors. Learn more and join at http://www.breastcancerregistry.org.

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By: Deborah http://breastcancervictory.com/one-year-since-my-mastectomy/comment-page-1/#comment-15085 Deborah Wed, 26 Nov 2008 06:50:18 +0000 http://breastcancervictory.com/one-year-since-my-mastectomy/#comment-15085 congratulations congratulations

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By: Nell Taliercio http://breastcancervictory.com/one-year-since-my-mastectomy/comment-page-1/#comment-15082 Nell Taliercio Tue, 30 Sep 2008 21:43:16 +0000 http://breastcancervictory.com/one-year-since-my-mastectomy/#comment-15082 Sylvie - I'm watching Oprah today. It's about breast cancer and it made me think back to you and this blog. I see your last post was in June and I do hope that you're thriving and doing better than ever before. Thinking of you, Nell Taliercio Sylvie — I’m watching Oprah today. It’s about breast cancer and it made me think back to you and this blog. I see your last post was in June and I do hope that you’re thriving and doing better than ever before. Thinking of you,

Nell Taliercio

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By: Katy Widrick http://breastcancervictory.com/one-year-since-my-mastectomy/comment-page-1/#comment-15081 Katy Widrick Fri, 08 Aug 2008 15:29:30 +0000 http://breastcancervictory.com/one-year-since-my-mastectomy/#comment-15081 Hello! I found your blog while looking up resources for breast cancer patients, and thought you might be interested in a woman who's taken a pretty unique path in her own cancer battle. Meg Gaffney is a nurse, and when she was diagnosed with breast cancer, she decided to skip chemotherapy and radiation, and go right to a bilateral mastectomy. But when her plastic surgeon recommended a skin graft surgery to build up new nipples, she decided to incorporate art into her own personal healing process. For Meg, that means getting nipples tattooed onto her body instead of the graft surgery, and now -- after months of searching for an artist willing to take on her challenge -- she's about to get the work done! We're 8 parts into a documentary on Meg, which is featured on GrowingBolder.com. I'd love for you to check it out and let me know what you think! http://growingbolder.com/media/health/cancer/confronting-cancer-part-8-181742.html Meg is dynamic, creative, and completely committed to ridding the world of cancer, and her spirit is contagious. Thanks for your time, and best luck in your own journey! Katy Widrick Executive Producer, GrowingBolder.com katy@growingbolder.com 407-362-8237 Hello!

I found your blog while looking up resources for breast cancer patients, and thought you might be interested in a woman who’s taken a pretty unique path in her own cancer battle. Meg Gaffney is a nurse, and when she was diagnosed with breast cancer, she decided to skip chemotherapy and radiation, and go right to a bilateral mastectomy. But when her plastic surgeon recommended a skin graft surgery to build up new nipples, she decided to incorporate art into her own personal healing process.

For Meg, that means getting nipples tattooed onto her body instead of the graft surgery, and now — after months of searching for an artist willing to take on her challenge — she’s about to get the work done!

We’re 8 parts into a documentary on Meg, which is featured on GrowingBolder.com. I’d love for you to check it out and let me know what you think!

growingbolder.com/media/h…cancer-part-8–181742.html

Meg is dynamic, creative, and completely committed to ridding the world of cancer, and her spirit is contagious.

Thanks for your time, and best luck in your own journey!

Katy Widrick
Executive Producer, GrowingBolder.com
katy@growingbolder.com
407–362-8237

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