Surgery is now a distant memory... well... kinda. I started back work on Tuesday, got the clear to go swimming and do more with John on Wednesday, and played my first tennis match since surgery on Thursday. This has been a great week! Getting to do my normal weekly activities now has made a huge… Continue reading Post surgery – 6 weeks-ish.
First of all, one of my room moms from when I taught kindergarten and who quickly became a friend sent me a Mastectomy Kit from Pinked Perspective (a really awesome non-profit) and it was AWESOME! I am so very thankful. It had everything that I really needed post surgery. The only thing it didn't have were… Continue reading My Cancer: Post-surgery Home List of Things You May Need
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.
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.
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.
Well... post surgery is here and whoa it hit me like a freight train. I knew it was going to be hard, but I also know the really bad part is only going to be for a few more days. I am very hopeful. The GOOD! YALL - this is the really, REALLY good part...… Continue reading Post-Surgery: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly.
We just arrived at the hospital and are waiting... surgery begins at 10, but I'll be here with pre-surgery things until then. I wanted to share a few pictures and verses that I've been reading since I found out about my diagnosis. Here is our sweet toddler showing us his "muscles" before we dropped him… Continue reading Today is the day!
Here is the 5th email... --- Hi friends and family! I just got back from an amazing weekend in Texas with my friend, Malloree. Last year, this same weekend, we went to Vegas for the weekend and this year it was a women's conference (Sparrow Conference) at a church in Dallas and it was so… Continue reading Cancer – Part 5.
Here is my 4th email. I sent this out on March 22nd. --- I am sorry I am late sending this out, but I have really great news that I am so excited to share!! My hormone receptor results came back and I am so very happy to say that I will not need chemo!… Continue reading Cancer – Part 4.