Hi all! I will keep this short, but thought it was about time to let you know that I am doing fine. Today is 11 days since the surgery, which all went very well. Both the mastectomy and the reconstruction surgeries were pretty straightforward. They took less time than my surgeons anticipated and without any… Read More Recovering from surgery
I got the call today from my surgeon! I have the best possible news to report! The pathology report is back and my lymph nodes are clear, therefore the cancer did not spread, and there is no evidence of cancer in either breast. I can officially say “I AM CANCER FREE!” I’ve been home from… Read More I am cancer free!
The day is almost here. We’ve known about it for months and now it is here…Surgery is tomorrow. Keepin’ it real, I am fighting hard to keep a cool head and believe that I will be one of the “lucky” ones who gets through it all, without complications and difficulty. A couple of days ago,… Read More Surgery day is almost here.
Warmest greetings to you my dear family and friends. It has been a long time since I have written. For you who have faithfully followed my day to day story, this long period of silence has probably left you with lots of questions. So let me start by saying, I am doing fine and I’m… Read More Thankful!
Hi there dear family and friends! Well, we are done with Chemo #5, which means that I HAVE ONLY 1 MORE TREATMENT TO GO! As you can imagine, I am overjoyed to be this close to the end of my 4 1/2 month treatment. I’ve gone dark for the last few weeks because I felt… Read More One more down, one more chemo to go!
Dearest friends and family: You have been so wonderful in your support of our family at this trying time and today I am asking if you would enlarge your prayer list by including 6 of my dear friends who are currently battling cancer. They are all amazing people, with a pure, solid faith in God and… Read More Please pray for my friends.
It’s been quite a week at the Sizemore’s this week! I’m bursting to share all my news…it’s the best kind of news! So much to report, I don’t even know where to start…. So, I’ll just dig in! #1 My eyes are 85% healed. Praise God!! On Wednesday morning, when I was headed into Chemo… Read More Best possible news at our half-way!
When we last connected, I shared my discovery of a weird chemo side effect: the oil glands in my eyelids have become clogged and consequently, swollen. I had hoped that this would be an easy resolve. However, after daily trips to eye specialists all last week and many, many, many hot compresses, I am reporting that this… Read More No days “off” this round.
Well I am quite the slacker…its been way too long since I posted an update. This one will hopefully catch us up! As you know, we have passed the mid way point in my chemo treatment, and we are officially over the hump! Chemo #3 went off without a hitch, and the first few days… Read More Getting over the hump 🙂
This is a quickie, because I wanted to share some really good news! So today before my chemo infusion #3, I met with my oncologist Dr.Ein-Gal, like I do before every infusion appointment. Last time we met, she found the tumor that is closest to the surface and using a measuring tape, roughly confirmed that… Read More Great news at my halfway point!