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Old 01-22-2012, 05:42 PM   #6
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Re: I Miss mY Eyelashes


Loved the poem and so true! I think I missed my eyebrows even more than the lashes. I remember looking into the mirror one morning, hairless, expressionless without my brows to frame my face. I recall saying out loud, "Man, I look like a St. Jude's kid." It was the moment I realized I was sick....really sick. I had cancer. Shit.

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Dx'd w/multifocal DCIS/IDS 3/08
7mm invasive component
Partial mast. 5/08
Stage 1b, ER 80%, PR 90%, HER-2 6.9 on FISH
0/5 nodes
4 AC, 4 TH finished 9/08
Herceptin every 3 weeks. Finished 7/09
Tamoxifen 10/08. Switched to Femara 8/09
Bilat SPM w/reconstruction 10/08
Clinical Trial w/Clondronate 12/08
Stopped Clondronate--too hard on my gizzard!
Switched back to Tamoxifen due to tendon pain from Femara

11 Years NED
I think I just might hang around awhile....

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