Fighting For Maia

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Site Description: A Mother's Fight For A Lifetime with her Daughter
Date Joined: Sep 28, 2011

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Cure Today Magazine: Treatment Advances in Sarcoma
on Apr 1, 2013 in news sarcoma treatment cytosarcoma Bookmarking this article from CureToday magazine. Hopefully, more and more advances in Sarcoma treatments will be available soon.Here's a link to the article. And posting the full text below (mainly for me to re-read in the future):Group Therapy: Tre...

Mammogram Results Year 4 and Some Realizations
on Mar 19, 2013 in living beyond cancer phyllodes surviving cancer cytosarcoma I received a Birads 1 Category yesterday. Of the 4 years that we've been monitoring my condition, this was a first time for me. I once received a Birads 2 but it often has been a Birads 3 category. And I thought that merits an entry here. BECAUS...

on Jan 14, 2013Faye Pachoco-Paras15 January at 06:02 via Mobile ยท Due to the flurry of things and responsibiliies.I had to attend to I totally forgot that yesterday was my 4th cancerversary. I have been scared for 4 years already but the lesson...

on Sep 24, 2012 in breast check PT routine checkup Today is one of those days. I come home with my arms looking like that of a junkie's. I have a nasty migraine to boot brought about by food deprivation having fasted for 12 hours (wonderful news from the lab though, I was advised I can now take a few...

Scanxiety, That Is What It's Called
on Jun 22, 2012 in living beyond cancer ct scan scanxiety surviving cancer source Last March, I was told that CT Scans are going to be an annual thing for me. Initially (c. 2009), I thought it was just going to be something that I would be doing for 3 years (or 5 years tops probably) while we are monitoring for recurrences.

It's Been Three Years
on Jan 13, 2012 in phyloides tumor phyllodes tumor PT living beyond cancer phyllodes surviving cancer Yes! Today is my cancervesary. And it's been three years since that (un)fateful day, I was wheeled into the OR and got out without my left boob.I wanted to write something longer. Just to commemorate the day. But I guess I ran out of things to say. M...

Holiday Health Scare Syndrome Strikes Again
on Dec 8, 2011 in living beyond cancer random thoughts I haven't been feeling my best lately. I don't know if its the lack of exercise or my body telling me something is wrong again.Last night, the weather was kind enough to let me run. It was drizzling lightly but it was safe enough to run. So I did a 2...

The Serenity Prayer
on Sep 30, 2011The past few days saw me being dragged into that dark place I so hate to be in. I pray things get better soon. I pray to get my old happy self back. Soon please. For now, this prayer is on the full text from here---------------------------...

"I'm Gonna Love You Through It" - Martina McBride
on Aug 20, 2011 in living beyond cancer surviving cancer martina mcbride A friend just shared this video and I cried buckets while watching it. I suddenly felt this overwhelming feeling of gratefulness.Mitch, Gail, Tessa, my Phyllodes sisters over at Facebook, everyone I met in this journey who bravely shared their storie...

Living Beyond My PT Diagnosis
on Aug 14, 2011 in living beyond cancer phyllodes surviving cancer More than two years after my diagnosis, I found myself re-reading my old posts in this blog. I realized I never shared in detail what happened to me after my diagnosis. Maybe it was me trying to move on after all the drama so I stayed away from retel...

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