After 9 nine rounds of chemotherapy and a 3rd 21 day round of the Hdak inhibitor (the drug being tested on this clinical trial), tomorrow is my big scan day. Feeling so anxious (hence, the term scanxiety) but also just not at all. It's weird. If we do not find any cancer progression, then i … Continue reading Scanxiety 11/30/2017
Everyone is always asking me how i am feeling, so i would like to address this. I am feeling pretty darn good! My 8th chemo was this past Friday. My next one will be on Wednesday, the day before Thanksgiving. What is astounding is that i still have my hair. Why do I still have … Continue reading Cold Capping and Chemo
My heartfelt thanks and gratitude to all who came to the METAvivor fundraiser several weeks ago. It was a fun night of relaxation and yoga, taught by my super duper friend Amanda. I read a few passages from Mark Nepo's, " The Book of Awakening," at the start which led into the class. My husband … Continue reading Fundraising Success
All are invited to come this Sunday, October 29, 6:30-8pm to Yoga Bliss! Will be hosting a fundraiser, along with my dear friend Amanda Lohman Yeu. She will be teaching gentle yoga and meditation at U-Yoga, 327 Franklin Avenue in Wyckoff, NJ. My reiki healer, Jen Edelson, (another local mom/friend/amazing human) may be showing up … Continue reading Yoga Bliss Fundraiser and METAvivor (Not a pink event)
We had only been in our new house in lovely Ramsey, NJ for less than 2 months. Literally still unpacking into our new life when I received the original diagnosis of Breast Cancer, Clinical Stage 1. It was September 29, 2014. Of course I got my team in place and moved ahead with surgery. I … Continue reading Morning Glory, and my not so pretty cancer story.
What to write on my first blog post? I guess I just write. Then my husband reminds me, “It’s an exercise,” Yes. He is always so sweet and helpful. An exercise in writing about my life with Metastatic Breast Cancer. And moreover, about my life. Cause as you have heard other cancer patients say, this … Continue reading Dear Cancer, I bet you think this Blog is about You