Yes, they did! I am so excited I can barely contain myself. I’ve been chosen to serve as a lululemon brand enthusiast! I’m thrilled beyond belief. I just received a two-piece outfit that is simply snugalish soft and comfortable. The waist hits at exactly the right spot and it isn’t tight or binding anywhere.
Girls, I’ll be straight with you. I’m at my highest weight in over a year. I blame the stress of starting my own business and finding out I have breast cancer (no worries it’s in early stage). Anyhoo, time to get busy and get fit! (Note to self: must check out their tata tamer sports bra!)
Just got home from surgeon’s office. I’m still trying to put this into perspective. I’m pretty sure I am supposed to be in denial first…right?
The good news: It is stage 0 and is non-evasive. But it is cancer. They want to go in AGAIN and remove more tissue to “narrow the margins” whatever that means. Luckily, I’ll be put under and won’t feel a thing. Then I have to go through one week of radiation therapy, daily.
Poo. I’d rather have a facial and a tummy tuck.
I’ll keep this short and to the point. Surgery happened yesterday and I’m doing well! On pain meds and feel pretty goofy. I’ll get test results in a week.
I’m getting lots of calls, emails, tweets, etc about my boob situation. Since this blog is my more girly, personal site where I blog about fitness and stuff, it seems appropriate to use this space for updates so I won’t have to type the same thing over and over.
Here’s the lowdown…and if you are still reading, thank you for caring. I have a spot…an area of soreness under my right boob. I’ve had two mammograms and one ultrasound and as a result my gyno doctor ordered me to see a surgeon to discuss my options. Basically, she told me I had to have a biopsy — they stick a long needle into your boob — on VALIUM only. I said no deal. I want to be put under. Period. I didn’t like the way her staff treated me when I checked in. They were totally rude…well not all of them but the one at the front desk. I didn’t like the way the surgeon talked to me. She was not rude but she didn’t seem to understand me.
So, I called a friend who has been through this, and she recommended that I go to a second doctor in Cincy, which is what I’m doing next Thursday.
That is all.
Thanks for your prayers! 🙂 Oh, and P.S. My sweet sister, Jan, had Breast Cancer in her 40’s. That is why they are being so cautious about ruling it out.
Yes, we’re 6 days away from BlogHer! Anyone else exercising and filling up on fruit & veggies instead of junk so they can fit into their LBD? Since it is very important to me to show up at BlogHer “muffintopLESS”, I enlisted the help of a “Certified Holistic Health Counselor” here in Dayton — her name is Robin Gentry McGee, owner of Just Great Foods — and I just LOVE her. Here we are at a recent gathering at The Gypsy Warehouse.
We were actually friends many years ago but lost touch somehow. You’ll start seeing and hearing more about her if you hang out with me, because I am going to get her hooked up on all things social media!
For this first week working with Robin, I am on a CLEANSE / anti-inflamatory. Here are the details…oh and I am buying everything organic as much as possible! I have to stay away from night-shades and high-sugar fruits.
BREAKFAST — GREEN DRINK (use blender)
Garden of Life Perfect Food, Super Green Formula
Peaceful Planet, Supreme Meal (quinoa, millet, amaranth)
blueberries or strawberries
LUNCH — SALAD
dark leafy greens
any other veggies that don’t fall into the night-shade category (such as eggplant, tomato, peppers)
(add organic roast turkey if needed)
HOME-MADE DRESSING (make in food processor)
raw organic apple cider
fresh herbs (I use basil and rosemary from my garden)
pine nuts or garbanzo beans if you want a thickener
almond milk (if you need to thin it)
carrots & hummus or
Kombucha (from health food store)
strawberries or blueberries
baked/broiled/grilled/steamed: wild caught fish or organic turkey
grains: quinoa, rice or amaranth
fresh veggies (salad or steamed)