Category Archives: breast cancer

Holding Pattern

One month ago today was my last chemo treatment, and I received my first post chemo check up today with my wonderful oncologist, Dr. Jacqueline Vuky. She was pleased with all of my blood work and pleased to hear me report that after a rough patch (more vertigo, a surprise root canal), I was feeling…
continue reading »


The waiting to know part is over. I’m scheduled for surgery in a week from today, having been as-cleared-as-I’m-gonna-be for more tumors or lymph node involvement (either which would dictate a round of chemo before surgery). So then a decision had to be made: do I trust that the one tumor is it, and that my…
continue reading »