Tag Archives: Tests

Mammograms: Always on trial

You’d think I’d be used to it by now. That I wouldn’t feel a need to write about it after all this time. But this isn’t the case. And I am not too sure it’s any other survivor’s case either. … Continue reading

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My colposcopy results and my constant doubts

My favorite Looney Tunes character is Sylvester the cat, who, as you know, is always trying to eat Tweety bird. Tweety is no angel – perhaps he deserved to be eaten. At least I wanted him to be. But Sylvester … Continue reading

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News I hold on to

I got the clear on all 25 genes, guys! I couldn’t wait to share the good news with all of you. I felt so relieved. As of now I only have one mutated gene, ATM, which might or might not … Continue reading

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Genetic results are in!

My hospital called to inform me that my genetic results are in! Originally, I was supposed to wait another 3 weeks. Now that they are available for me, I decided to move my appointment to this coming Tuesday instead of … Continue reading

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Today felt different

You’ve all heard of the saying “seek and you shall find,” right? I thought of this a lot today in relation to me wanting to know everything about my genes and the genetic mutations that might have caused my breast … Continue reading

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A “mouse” moment

Are you ladies ready for this one? Today I go to get my pap test done at my cancer hospital like I usually do, every year. After waiting for one hour in the examination room, my GYN comes in and … Continue reading

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