Very impressed! it's great that you've got your sister for support. I am also feeling much better now and getting out and about and keeping up with the exercises. I had appointment with oncologist yesterday and will be starting chemo on 2nd December. I'm feeling a bit scared to say the least....wish me luck!
Love C x
wow! good for you for having a walk. You must feel better just getting outside Amina. I'm sorry to hear seroma still hanging around & really hope it goes away very soon. Keep on doing the excercises as I'm sure they help. How are you feeling on Letrozole? I have been told that I need hormone treatment for the next 5 years too & possibly chemo but will more tomorrow. Be gentle with yourself.
Love & Hugs C x.
I hope your feeling better. Just thought I would post to say I've noticed my swelling has really reduced in the last couple of days and it's such a relief. Feeling much more positive, even thinking about how and when I can get back to work. I can hardly believe it's been 5 weeks since I was diagnosed ... it's all been such a blur ... diagnosed on the Wednesday then surgery the following Monday. I think I've been in a state of shock until now. Seeing oncologist tomorrow re further treatment. Fingers crossed no chemo but if I'm honest I think it's iinevitable as I've been here before.
Love C x.
Hi Amina, I had surgery the day before you so sounds like you and I are in a similar place although mine was a single mastectomy. I know what you mean about the burning sensation and for me it's when I get up and the liquid swishes back into place. I spoke to my BCN again today about having the fluid drawn away but she asked me to hang in there as the fluid is a high protein liquid and is helping the wound to heal. So guess will just have to learn to love the seroma and hope it goes away soon. I wish the same for you Amina. Put your feet up, rest:smileyhappy and look after yourself.
Love C x.
Sorry your suffering in this way and you have my sympathy. The fluid build up is horrible isn't it and I'm not sure when it will go away......but it will... I guess we are all different. I had my op 3 weeks ago and the fluid is starting to disperse but I still have plenty in there. I am resisiting the urge to ask my BCN to draw the fluid off as she advised me that I will heal better if my body can absorb the fluid and of course there is less risk of infection if left weel alone. I think the exercise 3x a day and a bit of walking (and advise from the lovely people on here) have really helped me. Hope the same for you.
I found speaking to my BCN very resassuring as I needed to know that everything was ok. I really hope you feel better soon. Be kind to yourself.
Love C x
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