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Val I have treated my hair with the same contempt that i treated it with before I lost it thru chemo; lol - just going upstairs now to dye it purple - why??? because I can lol
Life shud be fun and I love experiementing with make up and skin care - i have always used Clinique and I really do like to get the girls in the posh department stores doing my skin care and make up - go for it next time you are in a big debenhams or house of fraser.
take care my lovelies xxxxx Rachel

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Hi Rachel, I have what I call "old ladies hair" and am becoming more and more like my 84year old mother! I have fine fair hair but am loosing the natural colour I had and it looks whiter/ash grey, I suppose. I am not a make-up person but I got my younger daughter to order me some new make-up when she was ordering hers one-line to see if I could improve things in that department! I am tempted to colour my hair but as I had chemo last year I am a bit scared to incase it makes things worse....of course this is nothing compared to everyone who has lost all their hair.( I have experienced that too before). I met Lulu on Sunday and her hair is growing beautifully. Love Val

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oh thank you Val- i am so chuffed to hear you sound and feel better - keep it up!
just saying on the other thread - my eyebrows and lashes are falling out again!
so to compensate i have a purple and pink streak to my fringe (well where i would have a fringe)
xxx

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Hi Rachel, My you look gorgeous in your photo ( mind you you looked great in all your other wones too). Glad the hospital checked you out pronto. Hope you are coping with all that is going on with you. I am having a good spell and have found amazing energy from somewhere....thought it had gone for good. Take care, love Val

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Hi Lulubelle and F1Fan
Glad yor getting those pesky wee lumps checked out. I found one last week on monday and was in the USS room by wed morning - and it was nothing but inflammed tissue from t`he rads. However the gorgeous consultant advised me to keep and eye on it and if its still there in a a couple of months they will check me out again.
hope you get really excellent news xxxx Rachel

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hope you can get an earlier appt iv had mine changed now and its on 7th of april.

hope we both get good news.

Lxx

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Thanks for your comments ladies. I think, after being diagnoised more than once - it is very difficult not to worry about every little thing. After the first time you could say the odds of getting it again are remote - that may be true but we know it does happen !! I feel that the coping mechanisms That worked the first time round dont apply anymore. Anyway, I am going to contact BCN and see if they can bring the appt forward. Fingers crossed XX

Lulu34
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hiya F1 fan

i had a lump on my chest wal about an inch under my collar bone but it was a fat necrosis from scarring during surgery its just above where my tumour was removed... i had a ultra sound and biopsy before xmas and they said it was 50:50 that it was another tumour but luckily it turned out to be benign and they havent done anything with it.

however i have also developed a lump on my original side where i had BC 4 years ago, onc doesnt seem overly concerned but am meant to have an appt on tuesday for an ultra sound... not gonna make on tues as i have other things on but will be getting it checked out in the next few weeks... im about to restart work and then changing jobs so i dont wanna know what it is til im all settled LOL.

fingers crossed its nothing but i would certainly speak to your breast unit and have it checked out.

love Lulu xxx

scottishlass
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Hi F1Fan, Well if it was me I would call the breast care nurse because that is what they are there for. But I wouldn't panic over it...but better to get it checked out eh? If she thinks it is worth looking at I am sure she will arrange to organise an earlier appointment. Worrying like you are is perfectly normal....we all do it after we have been diagnosed with BC. I should know....I was first diagnosed in 1989!....Hope you manage to enjoy the rest of your weekend. But give her a call on Monday. Goodnight, love Val

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Hi All, just wondered of anyone has had a lump so high up in the chest wall. DX Aug 2009 with my second primary in the op. breast to the first, usual lumpetomy, chemo, rads etc but now I can feel an 1 inch long oval shaped lump about half way between the collar bone and the top of the breast ( in a large breast women 🙂 ). Dont know whether to be worried, and I am thinking if I call the BC nurse with my concerns they will thing I am a hypercondriac (cant spell !!), cos I have had to go there last week with treatment concerns ( which, as I knew they would be, where fine ). My Onc appt is in 3 weeks time - do I wait? Or do I ask for an earlier appt?