Starting from where I left off, my radiation treatments were over and there was only one thing left to do and that was CELEBRATE!! But How? I finished my RADS on Wednesday, May 6th. So we were two months into the pandemic during the worst part of the outbreak in New York City at thatContinue reading “🎶”It’s my Pandemic and I ‘ll Party if I want to”🎶”
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“I’ll take Corona Crisis and Radiation Countdown Combo for $100 Alex!”😜
During my last entry of the blog I was talking about the beginning of the pandemic, having to go to chemo, and embracing the new normal with face masks and sanitizer. I had spent my three weeks of downtime between chemo and radiation treatments learning to cook, learning a new way to socialize on zoom,Continue reading ““I’ll take Corona Crisis and Radiation Countdown Combo for $100 Alex!”😜”
Being Between Treatments and Prepping during the Pandemic in a 🎶Whole New World!🎶
So here I am, It’s March 20th, 2020 I just finished my last chemo, (YAY!) and now I have three weeks until my first radiation treatment. The Corona cases are starting to rise, everyone is sheltered in place, and we are all learning about our new normal. But, for ME, if I had to findContinue reading “Being Between Treatments and Prepping during the Pandemic in a 🎶Whole New World!🎶”
Dont Panic, Its only a Pandemic?😳
So around the week of March 8th, I just recently finished my third round of chemo, I am feeling good, and looking ahead to March 19 when I’m scheduled for my final chemo therapy. YAY!!! Woman’s day rolls around, helping me feel empowered, things seem pretty good in the world, except for these reports weContinue reading “Dont Panic, Its only a Pandemic?😳”
Remember that friends are important, and not to forget who YOU ARE during treatment.
Hell Everyone! I am finally getting back to my blog after all the recent life changes we have all been going through. This entry is prior to the pandemic getting serious. This is dating back to February 27th, the day of my third round, out of four of chemotherapy. In this entry I wanted toContinue reading “Remember that friends are important, and not to forget who YOU ARE during treatment.”
Being an Advocate for your health, bills, and well-being.
A few weeks ago I did my Second round of chemo, and my beautiful friend Elizabeth came to support me. Luckily she has an amazing boss who said she could come with me if she worked remotely from her laptop. So awesome! Of course we had to make it fun, so I decided to sportContinue reading “Being an Advocate for your health, bills, and well-being.”
“What to Expect When Expecting” Chemo and Cold Cap Therapy 😁
So it’s been a little over a week since I had my first chemo treatment. And I have to say that it has gone really well, as far as the side effects. I had one major set back, but after seeing my doctor we have found a way to get ahead of the side effectContinue reading ““What to Expect When Expecting” Chemo and Cold Cap Therapy 😁”
My Breast Cancer Journey
In October 2019 my Life was going along like normal. I had been to my Doctor for my yearly exam. She told me I needed to get a mammogram. I was always the kind of person who got a mammogram every single year because I had a cancer scare back when I was 37. IContinue reading “My Breast Cancer Journey”
The Rockaways- Howard’s House
Before the Thanksgiving holiday I wanted to get back to volunteering. This time I decided to go to The Rockaways with Occupy Sandy. http://interoccupy.net/occupysandy/volunteer/ I contacted my new friend Paul, from my first volunteer experience in Staten Island, to see if he would like to come along and of course he said YES. For thisContinue reading “The Rockaways- Howard’s House”
Inspirational Stories from a Volunteers Perspective. Meet the people!!
As I was stuck in my apartment during Hurricane Sandy, like everyone else here in New York and New Jersey, I watched the coverage on NY1 news. Being alone, I was a little scared of what would happen, but luckily here in Park Slope, I only had a flicker of lights, wind and rain. SoContinue reading “Inspirational Stories from a Volunteers Perspective. Meet the people!!”