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Forum: Keeping Your Mind Off of BC 07-29-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,856
Posted By margaret
Re: Butterfly Garden

Monarch chrysalis
Forum: Keeping Your Mind Off of BC 07-29-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,856
Posted By margaret
Butterfly Garden

I wanted to share how happy I am to have a butterfly garden. It started by planting a couple of milk weed plants from the local nursery.
It's amazingly fun to watch the caterpillars grow and then...
Forum: Profiles In Courage 06-10-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 24,194
Posted By margaret
Re: How many years NED? Give others hope

I wanted to add my positive story.
13 years NED !!!!
I feel great! Take no medicines. Grateful for every breath :)

I had stage 3b, 9cm, er/pr - and her2+++ ,16 pos. nodes in Nov. 2001 at age...
Forum: Keeping Your Mind Off of BC 01-29-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 32,152
Posted By margaret
Re: ~Daily Inspirational Quotes.....

I just got out of a pool with about 6 kids in it.
I splashed, jumped around, did flips, made dolphin sounds, spun and sank and jumped up again.
What a blast!
I highly recommend it :)
Forum: Profiles In Courage 11-04-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,814
Posted By margaret
Smile Hip Hip Hooray! 10 years NED

Hip hip horaay!
10 years ago today
Had a life saving mastectomy
I didn't know how lucky I'd be

I didn't know I'd see life so different
Full of awe and gratitude
Loving the trees
Birds and...
Forum: her2group 03-04-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,398
Posted By margaret
Smile Re: Positive stories, please come out of the woods

I wanted to add my positive story.
I feel like I've gotten the cure!
I had stage 3b, 9cm,er/pr - and her2+++ ,16 pos. nodes in Nov. 2001 at age 38. My daughters were 8 and...
Forum: her2group 02-26-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,474
Posted By margaret
Re: madubois(Mary Ann) Is An Angel Now

Thanks to Joe and Christine for setting up this fantastic website.
How else would I have been able to share in Mary Ann's magnificent life. It's truly incredible how I've never met her but I can...
Forum: her2group 12-05-2006, 09:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 931
Posted By margaret
Celebrating my 5 year checkup this Fri with my onc.

Thanks for starting this thread. I do a blood test tomorrow and then see my onc on Friday. I am very very grateful! I have a teeny tiny bit of fear but mostly it is just a formality. The fear...
Forum: her2group 09-06-2006, 02:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,562
Posted By margaret
Long distant hug being sent your way......

Joy,
You have a Great name!! It must be difficult for you now especially when you read info like that study. Give yourself a big hug. Let your emotions flow. It's not good to hold them in. ...
Forum: her2group 09-04-2006, 10:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,910
Posted By margaret
Thanks for your post, Michele. It takes courage...

Thanks for your post, Michele. It takes courage to speak from the heart of what's really happening in our lives. My breast cancer was a HUGE wakeup call for me. I saw clearly how unavailable my...
Forum: her2group 08-07-2006, 03:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,170
Posted By margaret
Your strong beautiful spirit shines brightly!

Dear Sherry,
Remember that cancer and illness can never diminish your spirit. Keep shining your brilliant light no matter what. Prayers and blessings being sent your way.
Love,
Margaret
Forum: her2group 06-30-2006, 09:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,578
Posted By margaret
I only have one breast and have been out in the...

I only have one breast and have been out in the dating world for the past 3 years since I left my husband. I have found men to be very accepting. I know that I am a very loving and affectionate...
Forum: her2group 06-07-2006, 08:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,911
Posted By margaret
I fininshed my last treatment of herceptin in...

I fininshed my last treatment of herceptin in March 2003. I've had no medicine since then and I'm extremely grateful. I was stage 3b in Nov. 2001 and told I had a poor prognosis. Right now, I...
Forum: her2group 05-02-2006, 03:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,017
Posted By margaret
Hi, I was stage 3b with 16 positive nodes,...

Hi,

I was stage 3b with 16 positive nodes, and my onc said the same thing, that she didn't reccommend regular scans. I think it took me about 2 years but now I trust her and that decision. I...
Forum: her2group 05-02-2006, 03:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,687
Posted By margaret
I had a 9cm by 6cm by 4cm that was not detected...

I had a 9cm by 6cm by 4cm that was not detected by mammogram. I was 38 years old at the time (4 and a half years ago). My mammo was take 7 months before my mastectomy. I had felt a huge lump and...
Forum: her2group 04-29-2006, 03:34 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,509
Posted By margaret
with deepest sympathy

Dear Al,
I am so sorry for your loss. Thank you so much for sharing with us your journey with Linda and with this disease. I'm typing through my tears with condolences for you and your family. ...
Forum: her2group 04-24-2006, 07:20 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 22,077
Posted By margaret
Almost 5 years and NED.......Celebrating Life !!!!!!

Dx 11/01 at age 38
Lefts side Mastectomy
Stage 3b (9cm by 6cm by 4cm)
16 nodes involved (16 nodes removed)
ER/PR-
HER2+++
Treatment - AC chemo and Taxol and herceptin and continued weekly...
Forum: her2group 04-21-2006, 08:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,354
Posted By margaret
Hi, I had a single mastectomy almost 5 years...

Hi,

I had a single mastectomy almost 5 years ago when I was 38 yrs old. I hardly ever wear a prostethis. I do yoga and it often is obvious that I only have one breast. I'm proud of myself and...
Forum: her2group 01-20-2006, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By margaret
Hi Kim, I'm 42 and luckily I have a very...

Hi Kim,
I'm 42 and luckily I have a very practical and supportive oncologist. I had a mastectomy 4 years ago and chose not to have reconstruction. My oncologist said it was a very good decision....
Forum: her2group 01-18-2006, 05:51 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 24,718
Posted By margaret
I'm really thankful for this website. It's fun...

I'm really thankful for this website. It's fun to get to know more about people. My main job is to take care of myself and my children. It took me a long time to realize that it's really important...
Forum: her2group 01-09-2006, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 737
Posted By margaret
I would reccommend getting an echo to check if...

I would reccommend getting an echo to check if your muga scan was valid. I'll share my experience with muga scans as I have before: ' My first muga scan reading was 49. Drs. weren't sure if they...
Forum: her2group 01-04-2006, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,772
Posted By margaret
I was just remembering, about 2 weeks before I...

I was just remembering, about 2 weeks before I was dx'd in 2001, there was a breast cancer walk/run going on locally. I remember jogging down the beach and I had the distinct thought that some day...
Forum: her2group 12-14-2005, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By margaret
Hi Lexi, I had the same diagnosis as you 4...

Hi Lexi,

I had the same diagnosis as you 4 yrs ago and had the exact same treatment as you are being given now. I believe my treatment cured me. I am completely NED (no evidence of disease) and...
Forum: her2group 12-14-2005, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,128
Posted By margaret
I definitely would choose echo over muga. I'll...

I definitely would choose echo over muga. I'll share my experience with muga scans as I have before: ' My first muga scan reading was 49. Drs. weren't sure if they would give me herceptin. I did...
Forum: her2group 12-04-2005, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By margaret
hi i just wanted to add that it is an option not...

hi i just wanted to add that it is an option not to have any reconstruction.

i had a left mastectomy 4 yrs ago, and i'm happy i never had recon. i'm 43 and completely comfortable with being 1...
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