Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Next in the Parade of Side Effects

Yes, yet another new side effect to talk about. It turned out that the arm pain that sent me back to my PT/Lymphedema specialist was something called Axillary Web Syndrome, which is a not uncommon outcome when they go digging … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

I Got My Tats

¬†Courtesy xkcd.com Last week I had my first appointment to get set up for radiation. I am going to have 25 doses to my chest wall, my underarm, and the lymph nodes above my clavicle. ¬†I gather that it’s a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

A Vacation From Cancer

I know that I’ve been quiet lately. There’s been nothing wrong, I just needed a short vacation from cancer. I was coming up on the one year anniversary of my diagnosis, I had just had surgery, and I needed a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Surgery

I had my second surgery in late May. Technically, it was an axillary node dissection, but I only had the tumor removed and left everything else alone. I got to the day surgery center and got settled in. I discovered … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment