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    What steps did you take to stay healthy during your breast cancer diagnosis?

    Asked by WhatNextEmails on Friday, April 19, 2013

    What steps did you take to stay healthy during your breast cancer diagnosis?

    Additionally, what lifestyle changes did you make after treatment to maintain long term health?

    5 Answers from the Community

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    • leepenn's Avatar

      For those who end up needing chemo.... this might prove useful.


      over 3 years ago
    • Mel's Avatar

      Tried staying active wether walking, some house chores, treadmill. I also went to an herbalist (which I feel helped me).

      Eating healthier more vegetables, fruits trying to stay away from the fried greasy stuff (which I cave now and again!). Also Juicing! And still trying to stay in my exercise mojo. :-)

      over 3 years ago
    • Zappy's Avatar

      Just like Mel...eating heathier with more organic veggies and fruits and also started to juice. I cut all meats, less dairy, and no more fast food or greasy food! I also started going to yoga classes, meditate before going to sleep and go to Reiki sessions.

      over 3 years ago
    • Ydnar2xer's Avatar

      We eat more healthfully now--try to aim for that "deck of cards size" chicken or fish usually, and then fill the rest of our SMALL plates w/fruits and veggies. We also are working out 5 days a week, for at least l hour each day. So far I have lost 20 lbs and feel GREAT! Those endorphins work as well as Percocet for me!

      over 3 years ago
    • SueRae1's Avatar

      I continue to exercises on a regular biases, I take Pilates once a week, walk as much as I can, stretch. Manage my energy (easier said then done), Get Massage and energy work done regularly. I continue to do WW and eat as health as I can. i try to focus on what I can do, not on what I can not do.

      DH and I also try to get away to Kripalu a yoga and heath retreat in the Berkshires every 3-4 months for a few days of intensive destressing and a change of scenery.

      over 3 years ago

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