I start to feel panicky. I'm sweating. And I have to calm myself again.
Last week I had an MRI to see if what looked like cysts really were cysts. I'd had an MRI 18 months ago after my breast cancer diagnosis - and didn't remember having a problem with claustrophobia. Did I just forget in the whirlwind of information and procedures and emotions of that time? Perhaps, but … Continue reading On MRIs and Claustrophobia and the Cloud of Witnesses
The all-clear report of yesterday has become an almost-but-not-quite-clear-though-probably-clear. . . . so let's schedule an MRI. My surgeon called at about five today to say that he had consulted with the radiologist, and there are some places in my treated breast that are new and look like cysts, but he'd rather I have an … Continue reading The 18 Month Mark: Part 2
Yesterday was a day of seroma aspiration followed by mammogram followed by ultrasound. It was 18 months to the day after my breast cancer diagnosis and a check-up to see if everything is okay. And everything IS okay, I'm very happy to say! According to my doctors, the first two years after a cancer diagnosis … Continue reading The 18 Month Mark
I chose eddies and currents as my blog name because I see life as a stream or river. Well, I'm not in an eddy right now, but instead the current has swept me up, and I'm on my way to some new place. Less than two weeks ago, I found a lump in my left … Continue reading Breast cancer diagnosis and the new path I’m taking