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I'M Back!!
Tuesday, January 17, 2012      4 comments

Hi to all:.....I haven't been on since last spring when my daughter went to Italy and Greece with school. Got through the first anniversary...very grateful to be cancer free but angry....it finally came out...it took a year and I needed to time ... Read more
My Pet Peeve
Monday, March 14, 2011      2 comments

I am tired of trying to find the 3 articles I need to get spark points!! I have read most of them. I also don't want to read just anything but that's what happens after trying for 20 minutes to find three I haven't read. There needs to be a bett... Read more
REMEMBERING MY MOM
Thursday, March 10, 2011      4 comments

Today March 10th, 1991 my mother died at 10:41 AM from breast cancer at the age of 47. She lost her battle after 11 years. She was my best friend and I think of her each and everyday and wish she were here. She has missed all three of my brother... Read more
3-D Mammo
Tuesday, February 22, 2011      6 comments

Hi All: Our area, upstate NY, just got the new 3-d machines two weeks ago - had my mammo today - ALL GOOD!! Its nice to know that you have the latest equipment when you're going through or maintaining treatment.....you all continue to be my insp... Read more
Happy and Healthy New Year to All!!
Friday, December 31, 2010      2 comments

To all my spark friends, I wish you a healthy and happy 2011....to my bc friends, another year cancer free, to those recovering from surgery - a speedy recovery.....I hope each and everyone of you enjoys a new year with less stress, more me time... Read more
Congrats to our own Chris Downie
Wednesday, December 29, 2010      1 comments

Congrats to our own Chris Downie for being named one of the 10 heroes by Fitness Magazine's List of Champions of Health and Fitness 2010. You can find Chris's article on page 100 in the January issue of Fitness Magazine!! Thanks Chris of starti... Read more
NFL SUPPORTS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH
Monday, October 04, 2010      4 comments

It was awesome to turn on the Jets game yesterday while I was doing my walking at the Y and seeing soooooo much PINK in support of Breast Cancer. Each team is also doing something to support and raise money for the cause. The officials started t... Read more
October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month
Friday, October 01, 2010      3 comments

Not only is October Breast Cancer Awareness Month but it is also Down Syndrome Awareness Month...something very close to my heart. My son George Anthony, named after his two grandfathers, was born 17 years ago with down syndrome!! He has grown u... Read more
Hysterectomy
Sunday, September 26, 2010      6 comments

Did it take awhile to get your appetite back, bowels working without the gassiness or is it just me? It's been 9 days and maybe I over did it with eating almonds, fruits, raw vegetables but the gassiness I feel when I go is painful.....I am tryi... Read more
Feeling better today
Sunday, September 19, 2010      5 comments

Yesterday I was in such pain from the gas they pumped into me from the hysterectomy that my daughter and I went for a little walk - about 3/4's of mile at granny speed, haha! It was the most painful walk I have ever taken but it did help a bit..... Read more
I'm Home
Saturday, September 18, 2010      2 comments

Surgery went well yesterday. Not that we wore looking for any but no cancer, just fibroids that were tangled and caused the pain and heavy bleeding. A little nausea right after surgery but felt like myself by 6PM....today I am home. The gas is t... Read more
surgery day!!
Friday, September 17, 2010      5 comments

Okay..today is the day of my hysterectomy. 11:00...I am relaxed but anxious to get it over with and see how I feel and hopefully made the right decision. Its funny the lumpectomy was an easy one but this one is more difficult and I am not sure w... Read more
Completed Rads today!!
Wednesday, August 25, 2010      9 comments

Hey Everyone: I officially completed all 33 radiation treatments today!!.....I have met the most amazing people along this journey and am grateful to each and everyone. My radiation doctor - Dr. Susan Gibbons, the nurses, therapists , dos... Read more
Movies Anyone??
Friday, August 13, 2010      3 comments

Anyone seen any good movies lately? Eat, Pray, Love is out today but it didn't get great reviews in the NY Post, but the local paper gave it three stars...book was pretty good....maybe I will see that one next week...hubby and I are having a dat... Read more
Need some advice
Monday, August 02, 2010      4 comments

I had a lumpectomy and I am currently doing rads, on #19 tomorrow.....other problem is that I have dysfunctional bleeding. I went 47 days without anything and now its back with a vengeance....every hour on the hour. Saw gyn, feels I should take ... Read more

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