4 Weeks Post-Op

Well I’m 4 weeks post op and thankful that the worst is behind me. Some new developments over the last 2 weeks: I’ve been able to regain some activity. I’ve been going on long walks again which is nice. Especially having help watching my kiddos, I’m able to take advantage of this time to gainContinue reading “4 Weeks Post-Op”

2 Weeks Post-Op

Hey everyone! I’m currently 2.5 weeks post op. Feeling as good as can possibly be expected! I feel so lucky to have had a pretty pain free and easy recovery thus far.  This week I have over the head arm exercises I’m supposed to do. A little nervous to use my range of motion butContinue reading “2 Weeks Post-Op”

Post-Op Recovery Tips

Most helpful tips/things during recovery HELP WITH KIDS!! This is obviously numero uno. Without it I would be up a creek without a paddle. My sister, Leana has been here, and will be here the first two weeks of recovery, and she has been a GODSEND!! The thing I was most concerned with was howContinue reading “Post-Op Recovery Tips”

Few days away from surgery

Well we are 4 days away from the big surgery. I had both my pre-op and my preadmissions appointments last week, I will be getting a Covid test about two days prior to surgery (waiting on that call for scheduling), and then Wednesday will be here quickly. I have help set up for the kiddos,Continue reading “Few days away from surgery”

Few days away from surgery

Well we are 4 days away from the big surgery. I had both my pre-op and my preadmissions appointments last week, I will be getting a Covid test about two days prior to surgery (waiting on that call for scheduling), and then Wednesday will be here quickly. I have help set up for the kiddos,Continue reading “Few days away from surgery”

Mentally Preparing for the Double Mastectomy

A few days ago, I made it public via my social media that I had tested positive for the BRCA2 mutation. My post read: “Warning: Long post ahead What a blessing it is to be able to save my life before it needs saving. I’m going public with this now because I want to shareContinue reading “Mentally Preparing for the Double Mastectomy”