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Forum: Profiles In Courage 08-23-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 24,615
Posted By ljbm
Re: How many years NED? Give others hope

10 years and counting. I am blessed.
Forum: Profiles In Courage 03-20-2017, 06:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,869
Posted By ljbm
Re: 13 years NED

Haven't posted in sometime but today is my birthday. I'm almost 10 years out. Stage 3, high grade, highly aggressive, HER2+, positive node, 15 months of chemo, radiation, surgery, and Hercepitn....
Forum: Profiles In Courage 08-10-2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 24,615
Posted By ljbm
Re: How many years NED? Give others hope

Nine years since diagnosis and still cancer free! Thank God and MD Anderson.
Forum: Profiles In Courage 11-26-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 24,615
Posted By ljbm
Forum: Profiles In Courage 07-17-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 24,615
Posted By ljbm
Re: How many years NED? Give others hope

Stage III-5 years, 10 months and counting NED. Praise God and MD Anderson.
Forum: Profiles In Courage 09-08-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 47,984
Posted By ljbm
Re: 5 year's out from stage 3 Her2 pos 35 pos nodes

Yesterday was 5 years since my diagnosis from stage III. I thank God every day for this blessing. Blessings to you all.
Forum: her2group 03-16-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By ljbm
Re: Radation

Radiation was a piece of cake. My hospital (MD Anderson-Houston) valet parked your car. Radiation was right there. I was in and out in 30-40 minutes. I was tired but it could have been from the...
Forum: her2group 11-02-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,515
Posted By ljbm
Re: NEDenise is NED!!

Praise God from whom all blessings flow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! So happy for you.
Forum: her2group 10-08-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,800
Posted By ljbm
Smile Re: Cancer Care Package...what would you put in it?

Here are a few things that I found helpful. If you are going to a large cancer center, bring a rollling back pack or small rolling carry on case. Fill it with a bottle of water, snacks of our choice,...
Forum: her2group 09-18-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 20,178
Posted By ljbm
Re: Dying your hair after chemo

Mine came back in brown and gray which is what it was before only with more gray. I had the softest curls and it was so easy to care for. I was kinda sad when it began to look more like my old...
Forum: her2group 09-17-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,141
Posted By ljbm
Re: Port is out!

I took my port home too and used it for show and tell with my health classes. They had seen the "bump" where it was and I had shown them the basic process using visuals. They thought it was kind of...
Forum: her2group 09-14-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,186
Posted By ljbm
Re: How was your HER2 BC first found?

I need to correct one item. I had IDC ( Invasive Ductal Carcinoma) NOT IBC ( Inflamatory Breast Cancer)
Forum: her2group 09-14-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,186
Posted By ljbm
Re: How was your HER2 BC first found?

I,like some of you, had been told that breast pain does not indicate cancer. I had a lot of fibrocystic tissue and when my right breast began to really hurt, I thought that I really need to cut down...
Forum: Profiles In Courage 09-08-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 47,984
Posted By ljbm
Re: 5 year's out from stage 3 Her2 pos 35 pos nodes

I'm not a member of the 5 year club yet but I'm working and praying I get there. I celebrated my 4 year diagnosis anniversary on Tuesday. I was 51 years old, clean mamogram in May and in August I...
Forum: her2group 08-20-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,580
Posted By ljbm
Re: I sure could use a pep talk

I know that it is hard not to worry but here are a few facts about worry. 98 percent of the things that you worry about never happen. look at the odds. They are in your favor. Second, you will have...
Forum: her2group 07-12-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,231
Posted By ljbm
Re: Removal of port

I had mine removed at MD Anderson where I had done all my treatments. They sent me to a nurse and it was done under a local in a clinic room. The whole thing took ten or 15 minutes. I took it back...
Forum: her2group 05-17-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,231
Posted By ljbm
Re: Removal of port

I, like you, asked to take mine with me. They gave it to me and after 15 months of use it looked show room new. I was a high school teacher ( I retired last year) and I took it for my students to...
Forum: her2group 05-16-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,231
Posted By ljbm
Re: Removal of port

I finished my chemo 2 days before Christmas in 08 and I had my port removed 2 weeks later. I had all my stuff done at MD Anderson and removal was an outpatient procedure done in the hospital under...
Forum: her2group 04-28-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,010
Posted By ljbm
Re: 6 year mark

Yes there is life after cancer. I am at 3 1/2 years and counting. Just back from MD Anderson and declared cancer free. Stage III, 1/18 nodes +, 15 months chemo, herceptin, 30 rads, and mastectomy....
Forum: her2group 04-10-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,199
Posted By ljbm
Re: MD Anderson?

My swelling is primarily in my upper arm and arm pit area. My lower arm and hand have less swelling.
Forum: her2group 04-10-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,199
Posted By ljbm
Re: MD Anderson?

Bypass surgery is a new microsurgery that is "investigational" and my insurance has approved it. If you have lymphedema ( I had 18 nodes removed and I have had radiation) you can be a candidate for...
Forum: her2group 04-09-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,199
Posted By ljbm
Re: MD Anderson?

Have you or your physician gotten online to refer you to MDA? If you don't already have an appointment, I urge you to go online and self-refer or ask your physician to refer you.
Once that step is...
Forum: her2group 04-09-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,199
Posted By ljbm
Re: MD Anderson?

I have been a patient there for 3 1/2 years. I hope that I can answer your questions. Please just ask.
Forum: Herceptin / Tykerb 03-31-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,034
Posted By ljbm
Re: Port Problems

I am so glad to hear that someone else worried about sleeping on the port side. They did not tell me when I had mine installed about such things, but I was always scared that something could go...
Forum: her2group 03-25-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,124
Posted By ljbm
Re: Brain Mets

You are doing the right thing by taking her to MD Anderson-Houston. Travel can be a chore but it is well worth the effort. Their team does a great job in assisting with that. It is a healing place...
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