When I went for my first doctor's appointment when I was diagnosed to discuss the cancer and options, I was given a Breast Cancer Treatment Handbook - literally like a textbook. I am so thankful that they gave me this. it has been invaluable whenever I didn't understand something or had a question. I had… Continue reading My Cancer: Pre-Surgery To Do List
This is the first of a few posts. I'm labeling it "My Cancer." My hope is to make a few posts of information about my initial cancer experience, decisions we had to make, and things that have been useful pre-during-post surgery and what happens next now that surgery is over. My Family History and How I… Continue reading My Cancer: Diagnosis and Surgery Decisions.
I need to share some pictures just because they make me smile. Enjoying this sweet and sometimes crazy 2 year old of mine! Playing with friends while I had my Leep Procedure done last Friday. He had the best time! Meal times are always interesting. A recent development is not sitting in his high chair… Continue reading Toddler Life.
Hi Friends and Family! ***If you don't read this whole post, PLEASE scroll down and read the part in bold at the end. I truly hope that my candid-ness has been helpful, but I think (maybe - goodness I surely hope- just those who do not personally know me) there has been some misconceptions about… Continue reading Post Surgery – 3 Weeks.
I have become super intrigued and passionate about switching to a vegan diet since I found out that I had cancer. When I asked my breast surgeon what I need to do about my diet and she said "there's no research to show that diet changes the outcome of your diagnosis." WHAT?!?!? I was so mad.… Continue reading Analyzing Alkalinity. Part 1.
Friends, Family, Neighbors, AMAZING PEOPLE in my life... y'all really deserve all the virtual thank yous and hugs and kisses that I could send you right now! Your words of encouragement, support, comfort and validation that it's OK how I'm feeling when I've been very honest with how I'm doing the past week or so has… Continue reading Doctor love, anxiety, and being a little crunchy.
*I wrote this post last night after a rough and emotional day, but I'm posting it a day later - for reference while you're reading. 😉 Today was a hard day. We've had help for the past two weeks since my surgery and it has been so very nice. Tomorrow is officially the two week… Continue reading Transparent Thoughts.
This past week and weekend was such a blessing to my family and me. My grandmother and two of my best friends, Lindsay and Malloree, came to visit and loved on us so very well! I have to tell you all that they did and share the pictures! I have a little idea for future… Continue reading Friends. I am so grateful.
I went in yesterday to get my drains checked and turns out my fluid numbers were low enough to get them taken out!!! Whew, what a relief! I was told they would be in 2-3 weeks so 10 days was a welcomed surprise!! I only had one drain on each side. Women with this surgery… Continue reading Post- surgery- Day 11.
Oh Happy Day!! We are all celebrating at the Wisnewski house!!! *Picture taken by Sarah My doctor called me this morning with the BEST possible news that any breast cancer patient could have possibly received. I am thrilled to tell you that my pathology report showed a few things... aka ONLY GOD!! Your prayers are… Continue reading Pathology report and post-surgery update.