Tag Archives: Tamoxifen

Tamoxifen: The detective work continues

I am still here, gratefully and anxiously.   So, this is a very random post — random, just like Tamoxifen side effects. I thought this topic deserved a discussion, because I know how much patients struggle with Tamoxifen and sticking … Continue reading

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They said I was ‘normal’

Sometimes I find it difficult to believe it when my doctors call me ‘normal’. They aren’t just referring to my survivorship challenges but also to my current physical health. Why can’t I just hold on to the good news and … Continue reading

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My sixteen chances

Just when I had started to mentally prepare for my chemo treatments, my surgeon raised a good question: “Do you want to harvest your eggs prior to chemo?” (A surprised look on my face) “If you want to have children … Continue reading

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Decisions after cancer

I thought that going through the treatments for my cancer was going to be the hardest part of this journey (for lack of a better word). I would lose my hair, throw up a few times, be constipated (or have … Continue reading

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