Posts Tagged ‘ Patient Story

Sunday, September 8th, 2019

You Are So Much Braver and Stronger Than You Know

Andrea’s Story A cancer diagnosis brings with it what I call “so much more”. So much more time spent in doctor’s offices, MRI machines, corners of your closet crying so no one sees how scared you are. So much more time on the phone with insurance companies, staring in your mirror wondering who you are […]

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Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Cindy’s Story

In 2008, I was diagnosed with breast cancer.  I was 44 years old. My diagnosis of unilateral DCIS was shocking to my husband and me, considering that I was a very fit runner, maintained a healthy diet, and never, ever smoked.  The worst health issue I’d had prior was appendicitis. My tumor was too large […]

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Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Say Yes To The Dress – By Val Jones

How do you know when you have the best plastic surgeon ever? When she accepts your invitation to be part of your bridal entourage on TLC’s hit show, Say Yes To The Dress! For those of you unfamiliar with SYTTD, it’s a reality show about brides-to-be and their dress shopping experiences at Kleinfeld, a world-famous bridal shop, […]

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Monday, October 16th, 2017

My Story: Lessons Through Loss

The words still echo in my mind, as perhaps they are permanently etched there:  “I need you to mentally prepare for the worst.  I think you have advanced breast cancer”.  And so it began in May of 2016… my journey of survival through breast cancer treatment.  My breast surgeon, a woman who I will always […]

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