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LCIS diagnosis
Tuesday, February 25, 2020      11 comments

So yesterday I met with the surgeon for my excisional biopsy diagnosis...which was LCIS or lobular carcinoma in-situ...which is not cancer even though carcinoma is in the name (makes total sense right?) ... Read more
Sticking to limits
Saturday, February 15, 2020      16 comments

Last night the hubby and I met our best friends for a Valentine’s Day dinner. The last 2 months has been crazy for all of us...they got hit with the flu...and we’ve had my fun going on. I will admit this: my bff and I normally have been kn... Read more
Saturday, February 08, 2020      7 comments

I am sooooooooo antsy!!! One thing I am not good at is resting, but I do it as best as I can. Now that I’m feeling 90% myself, I want to get moving...but alas, I really should not and bide my time and rest some more. I have to vent it or I... Read more
Surgery day is done!! Woohoo!
Wednesday, February 05, 2020      9 comments

Well today was the big day: the excisional biopsy surgery to remove those pesky cell in my boob...and it all couldn’t have gone better! I mean, c’mon, I’m here typing now...partially to update you all, and partially to distract and help me “rest... Read more
My new favorite things :)
Saturday, February 01, 2020      7 comments

January was a very busy month of changing things up a bit...taking things out and bringing things in...all for the greater good of reducing my risk for breast cancer. I’d say that’s a pretty darn motivating reason! February will start with rem... Read more
And the date is set!
Friday, January 24, 2020      9 comments

Finally got the phone all with the surgical coordinator and my “boob job” is set for February 5! It’s sooner than I thought it would be due to a cancellation in the surgeons schedule, but I took it because surely, there is no time like the prese... Read more
Great news! Whew!
Tuesday, January 14, 2020      12 comments

Saw the breast surgeon and got the skinny on the pending surgery...the reasons behind the decision I stand behind 100%. Being a data and risk assessment junky, it ticked off every box for the case to excise the area. Once that is done, we will a... Read more
Wanting to emotionally eat/drink...but not
Monday, January 13, 2020      10 comments

Today was a very Monday Monday...just wanted to get through the day, because tomorrow is (finally) the appointment with the surgeon to see what’s to be done about the atypical cells in my boob. Oddly enough, in spite of my not wanting to ... Read more
A very veggie Saturday
Saturday, January 11, 2020      11 comments

Today 3/5 of the family is camping at a Scout Camporee. Since my 15 year old has a sweet 16 party to attend to tonight, I’ve been basically running errands and trying to keep occupied until I have to drive him there...veeeeery exciting day. So s... Read more
#wegetto The Dezy Strong Foundation
Friday, January 10, 2020      2 comments

Update on 1/27/2020 - just 17 days after posting this blog, Matt Distefano has passed away...leaving the legacy of Dezy Strong in his wake because after all... we get to. We get to live as healthy as we possibly can. We get to be supportive of... Read more
Feeling better with a better diet
Monday, January 06, 2020      4 comments

The funk haze of the holiday junk and been lifted since Xmas day...eating more plant based has truly made a difference once again! Why oh why do we always fall into the funk that leads us astray?!?! It reminds me of the scene in the hor... Read more
The Christmas that I missed
Tuesday, December 31, 2019      5 comments

Well, that happened to be this year! With all of the pre-Christmas Eve festivities (work party, friend party, sibling party) and then my own holiday of hosting my family for Christmas body just had enough and decided to revolt during Ch... Read more
Results and the rough patch
Friday, December 13, 2019      10 comments

My last blog was about my very first mammogram...ergo the hiatus and rough patch I put on my status 65 days ago...the month of October and November were a little bit life changing for me... Waiting for the results of the mammogram was OK...... Read more
Boob squish day
Wednesday, October 02, 2019      6 comments

Today was the day I went and received my first mammogram! And it went just fine! I was ready for it...because....before I was not. Let me explain: Anyone with anxiety or apprehension or in the midst of a significant life change will te... Read more
My walking thing
Monday, September 16, 2019      11 comments

My walking thing has been going really well....and this will not jinx it because I will not let it! Let me explain...when I stated goals in my blog in the past, there would inevitably be the crash and burn of falling off the wagon and ultimately... Read more

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