Thursday, December 23, 2004
Like I needed this!
Well, I went to the Radiologist yesterday, and I'm not sure what to think...
First of all, He said I should definitely have radiation treatments. Fine! I can understand that. But then He said I would start them In March??? Then why would I have to see him now, 3 days before Christmas, and spend a $40 co-pay, to figure that out????? Sheesh, lousy timing IMHO. It could have waited until after the new year at least!
Then he hits me with the biggie-( my apologies to any of my male readers, this may make you all squirm a bit) If I have reconstruction, there is a 40% chance the radiation will cause problems with "it" down the line. So what that means ( bluntly- once again to the guys- SORRY!) the radiation may cause my "new" breast to turn into a rock 2 to 3 years down the line!!!! And it doesn't matter if I have the radiation Before or after the reconstruction! Period! Now I have to talk to the Plastic Surgeon about it. Maybe he'll be a little more optimistic????
I have to finish wrapping, and get 2 more stocking stuffers for the hubby. I got my bonus check from Walgreen in the mail yesterday, along with a card from my boss with $100 cash ( His bonus to me!) and one of those "Livestrong" bracelets. He said he has the pink "Breast Cancer" ones on order. Apparently everyone in the Pharmacy are wearing them - a solidarity symbol! How sweet is that??!!
I'll catch you all later! (Don't start the egg nog without me!! HEHEHEHE!) KC
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