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Old 04-07-2011, 02:25 PM   #1
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very forgetful and tired!

Hi Ladies , I was diagnosed in 2002 thankfully life has been kind to me since. Still suffering the effects of an oopherectomy and onset of menopause dryness is quite bad. I use Sylk and replens does anyone else have any other suggestions? I still get really tired I am on a bone pill as my bones are declining. I have to stand up for 1/2 hour to hold my bones so they do not get any worse. I also get very forgetful in fact my shortime memory is terrible! I had chemo and radio does it effect our brains? its the after effects of BC that people do not realise. Any help would be appreciated take care love Amanda xx
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Old 04-07-2011, 07:07 PM   #2
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Re: very forgetful and tired!


I was really really tired too. Diagnosed in 2007, Her2", Er-, Pr-, but still in June 2010 was dragging my tail feathers. I tried prescriptive exercise with a physical therapist. It was soooo hard in the beginning. But within a couple months of exercising 3 times per week I felt soooo much better. The best part: My memory improved significantly. Yeah! Resistance and treadmill. Sorry you don't feel better and are dealing with the cruddy after effects of treatment.
Diagnosed 2007
Stage IIb Invasive Ductal Carcinoma, Pagets, 3 of 15 positive nodes

Traditional Treatment: Mastectomy and Axillary Node Dissection followed by Taxotere, 6 treatments and 1 year of Herceptin, no radiation
Former Chemo Ninja "Takizi Zukuchiri"

Additional treatments:
GP2 vaccine, San Antonio Med Ctr
Prescriptive Exercise for Cancer Patients
ENERGY Study, UCSD La Jolla

Reconstruction: TRAM flap, partial loss, Revision

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