Category Archives: herceptin

Look out World

My friend Karen is amazing.  She stared down breast cancer 5 years ago and showed it who was boss, had a kidney transplant 4 months ago, works full time, raises 3 kids and has an amazingly positive attitude.  On top … Continue reading

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Validation

I have had two disappointing days. Yesterday, I missed my 9 year-old-daughter’s chorus recital.  As I approached the school at 3:30 I noticed the smiling children and their parents exiting the playground door. “It’s over,” one of the mother’s said … Continue reading

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Whatever

I met with my cardiologist this week.  My friend Gina came with me and said he looked like a cross between my 12 year old son Aidan and Pete Yorn (singer/songwriter for those who may not know). Anyway he’s cute … Continue reading

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My Broken Heart

I hadn’t expected the news I was given today at what I assumed was going to be a routine visit with my oncologist at Dana Farber before my herceptin treatment.  I knew that I had had an echocardiogram last week … Continue reading

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