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Forum: her2group 11-27-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,392
Posted By YellowTail
Re: Port Placement

Hello Fellow Canadian, I felt the same at first with the port having to get use to it but now it is there and I don't notice it until someone hugs me to hard :) I use the emla patch (2 for 7$)...
Forum: her2group 11-16-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,159
Posted By YellowTail
Re: YellowTail all done Chemo!

Thanks Ladies for your thoughts, I have decided to go ahead with the trail, the only side effect I have been told about and read about is the diarrhea which I think I can handle simply knowing it...
Forum: her2group 11-16-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,306
Posted By YellowTail
Re: Hair Loss

Hi Pat, it sounds like the choices you have made regarding your hair are just right for you. I did the same thing went from long hair to short and then when the tingling scalp began I had it cut...
Forum: her2group 11-10-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,495
Posted By YellowTail
Re: When do the hot flashes stop????!!

Hot flashes not a flash in the pan...this is the only side effect that is bothersome for me through this whole thing. I have just finished my chemo and will start tamoxifen. When I mentioned the...
Forum: Diet and Nutrition 11-10-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,187
Posted By YellowTail
Re: Diet and breast cancer

Navigating the road of what to eat and what not to eat is something we all grapple with. I agree with Amy as well, balance. Prior to breast cancer I ate well mainly fish dotted with grass fed...
Forum: her2group 11-10-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,159
Posted By YellowTail
YellowTail all done Chemo!

I am officially all DONE my 16-week chemo regiment!

On Monday I received my last taxol treatment and I wish there was a bell to ring at the chemo suites. However there was not, so quietly I left...
Forum: her2group 11-10-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,827
Posted By YellowTail
Re: NEDenise is NED!!

YAHOO for YOU!!!!! So glad you are NED, continue staying strong, healthy and sharing your spirit!
Forum: Diet and Nutrition 11-10-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,351
Posted By YellowTail
Smile Re: nutrition help

Hello Ladies and thanks for all of your responses, very helpful. My red blood cells are all good now and my iron is back on track. :) Happy and full of energy!
Forum: her2group 10-27-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,817
Posted By YellowTail
Re: Chemo protocols

Thanks Cool, for the info., I agree with you, the water intake really helps. I also enjoy warm water with slices of ginger for another taste, cucumbers too add a 'spa' flavour.
Forum: her2group 10-27-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,817
Posted By YellowTail
Re: Chemo protocols

Good morning ladies, thanks for the information on the Ovation Cell Therapy! As most of us I too lost my hair and have been using organic shampoo and creams for my scalp while going through the...
Forum: her2group 10-27-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,739
Posted By YellowTail
Re: subcutaneous herceptin (vs intravenous) being developed

Always nice to read about medical advancements, thanks for sharing !
Forum: her2group 10-25-2011, 06:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,392
Posted By YellowTail
Red face Re: Port Placement

Hi Debb, the other day I noticed that my port also looked bruised however after moving the skin ever so slightly I noticed the bruise was gone and the would re-appear. I remember the port being a...
Forum: her2group 10-20-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,403
Posted By YellowTail
Re: Surgery Friday...any advice?

Hi Denise, good to hear things are getting better and looking up. I have met a few ladies with reconstruction and they love their new sets, they did not mention the rock-hard or tenderness as you...
Forum: her2group 10-20-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,392
Posted By YellowTail
Re: Port Placement

Hi Lisa, ding-dong how is your port doing? Before I go to my treatment sessions I use an Emla patch as well; it is a little patch that goes on top of the port 45-mins before the session to numb that...
Forum: her2group 10-12-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,403
Posted By YellowTail
Re: Surgery Friday...any advice?

Hi there, so glad to hear that you were in good hands and helping all the up and coming docs and nurses along the way :) Take good care hope you go home soon!

Stay strong!
Forum: her2group 10-08-2011, 04:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,392
Posted By YellowTail
Re: Port Placement

Good Morning Ellie from across the pond,

Here is the contact information:

PowerPort

Bard Access System Inc.
Salt Lake City Utah, 84116 USA
801-596-0700 (phone)
clinical Information...
Forum: her2group 10-07-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,392
Posted By YellowTail
Re: Port Placement

Ops should have mentioned, I had a friend visit yesterday and she asked me if the nurses slice it open each time to access the PORT I thought that was very funny and proceed to show her the photo of...
Forum: her2group 10-07-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,392
Posted By YellowTail
Re: Port Placement

Hi again, I just took a photo of where my port is. It was put in Aug. 22 with no complications. It is just above my left breast as I had a lumpectomy and sentinel node on my right side. Just one...
Forum: her2group 10-07-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,392
Posted By YellowTail
Re: Port Placement

If you google POWER PORT you should be able to see what the device looks like with information on how it works as well.
Forum: her2group 10-07-2011, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,853
Posted By YellowTail
Re: Grateful

Thanks for sharing your experiences with the acupuncture I have not done this yet however I hope to in the near future.
Forum: her2group 10-07-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,392
Posted By YellowTail
Re: Port Placement

Hi, you will really like the PORT, I've had mine in a few weeks, has healed well and I can sleep on my tummy or side without any issue now. It is quick and easy for the nurses as well. I use the...
Forum: her2group 10-07-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,403
Posted By YellowTail
Re: Surgery Friday...any advice?

Denise, you are in our prayers to a speedy recovery. I did not go through a mastectomy myself however some of ladies I have met along the way have told me they LOVE their new boobies, lighter,...
Forum: her2group 09-30-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,853
Posted By YellowTail
Re: Grateful

Good evening, the Rieki Sessions are fabulous I have one a week and do much of my own hand healing and meditation to settle my mind and body before going to bed. When I came across the L-Glutamine I...
Forum: her2group 09-30-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,709
Posted By YellowTail
Re: Just wanted to share

Thanks for making me laugh as I pour my self a hot lemon and honey less the gin a make me feel better drink I usually only have when I get a cold or the flu....since this is much like that I figure...
Forum: her2group 09-30-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,709
Posted By YellowTail
Cool Re: Just wanted to share

Agreed :) LOL. I noticed on your bio that you have completed the same regiment as I am currently just half way complete (AC/T). I have a question about the taxol, I had my first session on Tuesday...
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