Category Archives: Arlene Pretty

Breast Cancer – The Radiation

Just to keep everyone up to speed I thought I’d give you a quick summary of where we are. I had my regular screening mammogram in March, followed by a diagnostic mammogram, followed by an ultrasound, followed by a biopsy, … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer – had the lumpectomy, now what?

After waiting the required 2 weeks I got the results from the biopsy of the lumpectomy. (Wow that is a bit of a tongue twister). The results were good. There was no actual cancer in the cells that they removed. … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer – the Lumpectomy

I got my appointment for my lumpectomy. It was June 8, it was very quickly after my diagnosis which was May 29. The doctor that was doing the surgery had an opening, but there was a catch. Because it was … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer – after the biopsy

Had my appointment scheduled for 2 weeks after the biopsy procedure.  When they say, the waiting is the hard part, they aren’t kidding!  It was 2 weeks of pure anxiety.  Trying to keep yourself busy and not think about “the … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer – the biopsy

After my screening mammogram, diagnostic mammogram and ultrasound, the next step was the biopsy. “They found something in the mammogram that needs following up” they said. There was a group of cells that they didn’t like and they wanted to … Continue reading

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Breast cancer – Get your mammograms – annually!

Probably the most important event in my life in the last few years was being diagnosed with breast cancer 29 May 2018. (Funny how I used the exact date and not just the year.  Guess it’s one that will forever … Continue reading

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Getting Started

Never thought that getting set up with a new blog would be so time consuming. There are so many choices, so many photos to add, color schemes to pick, the list goes on and on.  I’m getting used to my … Continue reading

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Back in the saddle!

Well, here we go again!  I had a blog years ago and it was wiped, so I started it in a different format on a different blog site.  I haven’t posted in there since 2012.  Life just got too busy, … Continue reading

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What’s new with me.

Well, I see it’s been about 6 years since I posted anything. Can’t believe it’s been that long.  Time is going just way to fast. I remember my dad talking about how fast time goes the older you get.  I … Continue reading

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Bee Stings

Ever wonder what to do if you get stung by a bee or bit by a wasp or any other kind of bug.  Usually you don’t know what it was that got you, you just know that it hurts like … Continue reading

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