thanks for your support.
I did have 2 nodes removed as well as lumpectomy.Boob been sore but doing recommended exercises for drainage and they really do help.Can feel liquid movement when done about 6 minutes.Get all results next Tuesday.Still a positive day so we are on the mend but still the dread for next week .The bombshell news we have now experienced so know there could/maybe more yet.Again we have dealt with the first news so can cope if necessary.
I know the hair feeling...mine is/was never greasy had mine washed twice and a friend coming to do it today.
Glad you thinking re work.Dont rush too much no need .Concentrate on christmas my cards on coffee table but staring at me!!! Will get cracking soon on the C occasion soon.November for us both and many others has been a blur and now its almost gone...Keep smiling and you sound stronger and facing what life is offering you.Grab it with both hands and look ahead.
Just read your treatment.You at least know.We had surgery same day but i still have 5 days yet to hear.In your treatment think positive even thnough not you/we would want with both chemo plus radiotherapy and tablets this will be truely zapped no half way there.so turn this outcome into a positive and better to get it all over now.You will get through this fine.We are survivors .
I too feel that this is happening to someone else.No doubt our bodies way of protecting us from the news we didnt want.By the time we are able to reflect it will be easier.Hope that makes sence.
My boob /underarm still very sore.Feels like glass under my skin.Planning light housework today to get it moving more.Went for walk yesterday so feeling more normal now.
Do hope that after your hiccup yesterday in a day or two you will be on trck once again
Thinking of you tomorrow.were you getting your results from your op?
My dressings all went fine.Boob sore now trying hard to get arm moving to be rid of the fluid .I didnt have drains even though told i would.Do hope i can be rid of this fluid.Was awake at 1am so did excercises even then..very consious of the fluid problem.Did you have drains?
went to get my dressings changed .They just changed the node dressings lefft the wound one as it was.
Now no appts till next Tuesday for results and dressings unless arm problems.
Feeling positive today hope that feeling!!! has gone for a few days.
Let me know how you get on tomorrow?
Yes so scarey the last thing us women want to hear..but so very common.My only consolation is because of how common the DRS should know how to treat us with all their practice.
I had my op last Thursday not a good dayAnd lots of small cockups which shot my stress levels all out of control.
Had op midday.Sent home 7.45pm.Was stressed again as never saw a trained nurse or Dr after op.I have phoned hospital today for my next instructions and go 10.30 tomorrow then results next Tuesday will be another dreaded day.
Hope you now calm
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Hi, I was given the news on the 11/11 that I had breast cancers 1 invasive lump and 1 non invasive but clear lymph glandls, shocked to hear that I would have to have a mastectomy, nothing the consultant said made sense, 30mins later came out completely confused, distrusting in the consultant who was going to operate.
The horrendeous feeling in the pit in my stomach!! Something told me to question the nurse, is this normal feeling? Are you not accepting because you don't like the news?
Then I did something I have never done before made a snap decision and asked for another appointment and consultant,and told the nurse I would not accept the treatment until I had had time to think.
The nurse sensed I wouldn't be moved told me to think about it and she would try as" I had Choices of Care".
My GP was wonderful immediately referred me to another hospital and consultant. That is still being processed.
The nurse true to her word- I was recalled within days and saw another surgeon who took the time showed me where the cancer was on my breast, with explanation of why a mastectomy would be necessary, all about the reconstruction, my aftercare, answered the long list of questions my children had prepared and gave me hope and made me smile. (A lot of the care offered to me contradicted the previous consultant, which reassured my family that I was right to listen to myself)
Your site has really helped me with information.
I am at the beginning....I am so frightened, but by being so honest about how I felt I can see that it has helped me to cope a little better, understand my condition and learn to help myself with amazing people around me.