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    Celebration (Finished treatment): One year ago was my diagnosis and I'm about to get my reconstruction!

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      beachbum5817

      Being done with treatment is a wonderful feeling. Congratulations! I hope all goes well with your reconstruction. Good luck. Take care.

      over 3 years ago
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    Side Effects (Fatigue (tiredness)): Post treatment, fatigue is the hardest. Especially over the winter.

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    Radiation (External radiation ): Going everyday for 6 weeks definitely is hard, became like a job, and was hard to plan around.

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    Drug or Chemo Therapy (Chemotherapy): Surprisingly I felt ok on chemo. I was given so much saline and anti-nausea meds that I didn't get sick, although lack of appetite and fatigue and hair loss were definitely there.

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    Procedure or Surgery (Mastectomy): I had no idea how to deal with a one-sided mastectomy while supporting my other breast. The pastie option was a good solution for a month.

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    Oh No (Just Diagnosed): got a mammogram that showed something