A Painful Shopping Experience

Sunday, September 20

I went grocery shopping today.

Everything was fine until I packed the bags at the checkout and realized I couldn’t lift them into the cart.

So I tried one, being the stubborn mule that I am, and searing pain is the best thing to describe the feeling I felt across my chest.

 

To make matters worse, a little old lady, in a walker, no less, tried to help me.

I felt so pathetic, I started to cry.  So the cashier helped me and my 10 year old daughter said, “Don’t cry, mommy…I will help you”

I  cried all the way to the car.  Then I stopped crying, to ask the man pushing the carts in the parking lot to help me.

And then I cried all the way home.

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Halloween Ideas

 

My husband said for Hallowe’en, he was going to draw eyes on the back of my bald head so that when students came to the door, I could turn around and say, “See, I have eyes in the back of my head”

 

Lymph Nodes

I still haven’t got all the pathology reports on what kind of breast cancer I have.  I do know that it is rather aggressive and I’m in for it when I start chemo.  The good news was that only 2 out of 13 of my lymph nodes had cancer in them so I wouldn’t need radiation too.  So I’m off for the year.  Well, at least I still am getting paid for short term disability!  Thank heavens for those sick days let me tell you!

For Women’s Eyes Only

September 16, 2009

Here is my dilemma:

I tried on that crazy bra designed for one breasted women and now I am lopsided.

What the h***?

My left side is all perky like a teen-ager and the other side is sagging downwards towards the earth.

I can’t go out like this!

I need 2 perky sides.

Surgery

September 3, 2009

Surgery….had to have a Radical Mastectomy.

Please see Blog On NOVEMBER 3RD, 2009   for a detailed account my…let’s say…interesting experience at the local hospital! Enough said.