Hi all! I am a first time user of any forum. I was diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer in January of 2018 (41 years old), PR+ ER+. I am a vegetarian (Have been for 23 years), who ran 3-4 miles a day and I also have a “healthy” weight. So, I guess I was just “lucky”. I have gone thru all the chemo, radiation, and surgeries. I am on tamoxifen and get an injection of leupron—May be spelled wrong—every three months. I have read all the articles on drinking and breast cancer—and this is what I struggle with— knowing that drinking increases your chance of breast cancer. I am a home brewer, my husband works at a hard cider mill, and I love wine. I feel like my whole life has to be completely different now. I don’t want to be a different person, but if I can’t enjoy a wine tasting event, can’t have a few margaritas with girls, then I have to ask— was it worth the fight? Mocktails are just sugar— which we are also not suppose to have either. I feel guilty everytime a take a sip of booze, eat a cupcake, or wear the wrong sports bra (one that doesn’t zip up the front). Will I ever get over this?
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