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May 22, 2015: It's Been a Good, Good Day

It’s Been A Good, Good Day, So Some Randomness

The Friday after the 3rd round of chemo in a cycle doesn’t normally treat me so kindly, so thank you for all your prayers. 512 more words

Breast Cancer

May 21, 2015

The nights have been warmer, and the dew lays heavily on the grass this morning.

It’s unusual to have this warmth without it being dry. You would think that after twelve years in the desert I could take the heat.  855 more words

Woman posts 'boob picture' on Facebook to help save lives

A woman who lives in the United Kingdom posted a photo of her breast on Facebook in hopes of saving lives.

On May 11, a week before she was scheduled for a mastectomy, Lisa Royle posted a photo of her breast on Facebook to show how subtle dimples can be an early sign of breast cancer. 166 more words

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Awe.

Making the decision to go public with this experience wasn’t an easy one, and last night when I signed up my URL, I had absolutely… 252 more words

Brca

The wait continues.....

Things just keep trucking here….Still awaiting the results of the BRAC genetic test. They had said between 2 and 3 weeks, and well, looks like it will be closer to the 3 weeks. 290 more words

Former Beauty Queen Taking Drastic Steps To Avoid Breast Cancer

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — An update on a story we first brought you two years ago. A former beauty queen from Maryland makes a brave decision—removing both of her breasts because most of her female relatives died of breast cancer. 475 more words

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Weight Lifting And Increased Physical Funtioning In Post breat cancer Surgery Patients

BOTTOM LINE  “For breast cancer survivors, slowly progressive weight lifting can reduce the incidence of physical function deterioration compared with usual care, according to a study published online May 11 in the… 551 more words