Monthly Archives of : March, 2009

Feeling the love

Feeling the love

First before any update, I am so overwhelmed by all of you! When I awoke this morning, I had so many flowers, gifts and special notes! Even special cards from my students! What a wonderful and emotional wake up! Thank you all, for not only supporting me but my entire family! We are all feeling […]

Day # 15- Males Beware

Day # 15- Males Beware

I have had a very productive day, getting ready for my surgery tomorrow. Yesterday I had a wonderful morning all my myself. Sometimes you need mornings like this to reflect and refresh. Now just to warn you before I begin, if you are a male you may not want to read this. But to be […]

Today is a new day!

Today is a new day!

Today is a new day… today I am Amber, wife, mother and preschool teacher… well teacher on vacation for a week until after surgery. I had a photo shoot this morning with a good friend Danielle, thank you Danielle! I really didn’t want to do this at first, I have wanted to curl up and […]

The Dark Cloud Is Lifting

The Dark Cloud Is Lifting

I am in better spirits this evening. I saw surgeon number 2 today for a second opinion. Dr. Bodai, is a pretty well known breast surgeon specializing in breast cancer. He was great. Very straight forward and honest. I was told that from the biopsy my DCIS is a high grade which means very aggressive, […]

I can’t stop myself

I can’t stop myself

I am on research overload, but can’t seem to stop myself. I have had a strong feeling that I may have cancer since January. At that time I found a wonderful site, a site dedicated specifically to women under 40 facing breast cancer. I was immediately drawn to this group.http://www.youngsurvival.org I could not get enough, […]

Surgery date set

Surgery date set

Just wanted to quickly update you all… I will be going in for a lumpectomy at the end of next week. At this point it is only DCSI, which is described as contained cancer. To know for sure the whole scope of things they will open me up next week, then have a clear cut […]

Day #4 Reality Sinking In….

Day #4 Reality Sinking In….

I think the reality of what is to come is finally sinking in. I had a very sleepless night last night. When I did fall asleep I remember dreaming of my results. I was stage 2 and they were going to start me on a medicine that started with a Herceptin. Not sure really what […]