I’ve Ditched The Wigs!

The Struggle Has Been Real! So many patients have asked why I haven’t sent an update recently. The last of this treatment was the hardest and I just wasn’t feeling positive enough to post. Spoiler alert: this is very long!   I was scheduled after surgery for 30 radiation treatments. Everyone told me ahead of […]

Planning Radiation

Planning Radiation & Neuropathy I have gotten so many inquiries as to my health that I know it’s been too long since my last update. My last post was right after my surgery, which honestly was harder than I had expected to heal from. Having a drain in my armpit was incredibly painful for 10 […]

Under The Knife

Under The Knife Surgery/Cancer UpdateI had my surgery Tuesday. Going into it, I knew I was having a lumpectomy with removal of lymph nodes, but the extent of surgery would be determined during the procedure, which was nerve-racking to say the least. The hope was that the 8 rounds of chemo would have cleared all […]

Ring That Bell!!

Ring The Bell!! It’s been too long since my last update, but I wanted to let all my friends, family and patients know that I have completed my last round of chemo today. It has been a long journey, easier in many ways than I had expected and harder in others. Thankfully, I have had […]

Breast Cancer – Chemo Round 2

Well, I survived round 2 of chemo. I went into this round trying to bring as much positive energy as I could, hoping to avoid the negative side effects from the first treatment. We took some different efforts to avoid the headaches, including using different pre-chemo meds, staying on anti-histamines every day, adjusting the rate […]

Breast Cancer x2

As said, “In this family no one fights alone.” I didn’t expect to have someone so close to me –professionally and personally– to join the cancer club with me.It pains me to have to share this news with all of you… In the last week, we have found out the our amazing Ellen Jung has […]

Breast Cancer Update #1

I said I would update you on my progress — and here we are. My first update post-first chemo. I will try to write when I feel well enough to do so. Thank you to all who have helped me and embodied the mantra of “In this family no one fights alone.”8-20-2020Week one of chemo […]

Breast Cancer – Admittance

 Hello Friends!For those of you who have not heard yet, I have been recently diagnosed with Stage 2 Breast Cancer. I wanted to share this with you because you are my family, and I want you all to be a part of my journey, as much as I have been a part of all of […]