Breast Cancer Journey

My Most Asked Question

The question I am asked most often when people find out about my cancer diagnosis and treatment is, “Why are you having chemo and then surgery instead of the other way around?” So as promised in an earlier post, I will explain why my doctors have recommended chemotherapy treatment prior to surgery. The type of cancer I have is called…

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Breakfast, Breast Cancer Journey, Recipe

Great Sunday Breakfast

I had a great day yesterday but I might have over done it a little. I taught a low impact medium intensity Zumba class at Palomino apartments and town homes at 8:00 am and then five songs in my 11:00 am class. Amanda lead the class with the warm up and cool down and some great songs in between. Beth…

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Breast Cancer Journey, Zumba

My First Week

Whew, what a long week!  My first chemo treatment was on October 2nd and already it seems like a month ago. I have to admit it hasn’t been as bad as I thought it might be. I find that my imagination can, and often does, create a worse case scenario vision that ends up being far worse than reality. I…

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Breast Cancer Journey

Day 1

                      I had my first chemo treatment yesterday. It wasn’t bad just a little freaky. Anytime someone injects red fluid in your body from a port on your chest, it’s going to be a little weird.                   Fortunately everyone there was really…

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