Thanks @mai7 for the reply. Was at the hospital yesterday and they need to do an MRI as they're unsure if it's 2 lumps or if what they can see on the u/s & mammograms is actually the 2 ends of 1 bigger lump. (It's in an awkward place) I left feeling more settled with the information they were able to give me but at this point all treatment options (other than neo-adjuvant chemo) are still on the table. I can see from one of your posts that you had a delayed reconstruction. Can I ask if you'd mind sharing a bit about that? Trying to get my head round what it may be like just having 1 boob for a while!
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Hi all. Found a lump coming up 4 weeks during my cycle. Saw GP next day who referred for urgent appointment. Long story short I managed to get a same day cancellation last Wednesday. As the lump is soft, moveable and has decreased in size since my period I went along fully expecting to be told it's all fine. And indeed when the Consultant examined me she said it feel like a cyst or lipoma. Two hours later after mammograms and ultrasounds and the Consultant is stood atcthe end of the bed saying "there are two lumps and one is definately cancer". They took 4 biopsies and put in 2 clips rady for surgery and I'm back tomorrow (hopefully) for the grade results and to discuss the plan of attack. The surgeon did say she wants to get me in ASAP before Covid19 becomes a real problem in our area. As a single Mum to 2 girls (11 + 14) I've had to get friends on board quickly so that kids, dog etc are all sorted when when needed and my friends have been amazing. I've not been able to tell my parents yet. Dad has cancer and Mum has had cancer. They're isolating due to the virus and I know they won't cope well with the news and won't cope well that they can't do anything to help. I'm hoping (realistically or not) to be able to hang off telling them until I've had my surgery. Next big hurdle is telling the kids tomorrow after my appointment. I know they'll be upset. I also know they will be fine as long as I maintain the positivity. All that being said, I've had the mood swings from hell since Wednesday. From rage to tears to sadness. I'm not scared. I'm sad about lots of aspects. I get moments of just being utterly overwhelmed by it all but just trying to stay on that steady line as much as I can. Sorry for the ramble. Wanted to offload a bit this morning. My mothers day breakfast and pressies have set me off again lol Jx
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