Category: Pre Diagnosis

Meeting with oncologist

Oct 2nd met with Oncologist Dr. Bence-Bruckler at the Ottawa General Cancer Centre for all the details of my diagnosis.

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Day of diagnosis Sept 23rd

A bit of fun with Jessie Main on her bday the night before my appointment with the surgeon to find out my results of the biopsy.

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Dreaming up tats to cover up scars

Dreaming up ideas to cover up not only my new lymph node removal scar but also my basal cell carcinoma skin cancer removal scar right below it.

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Family visits post surgery

Family comes to visit post surgery! Lots of baby cuddles ?

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Day of biopsy surgery

Day of biopsy surgery. 3 weeks after finding lump on neck.

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Look good feel better

Headed back to Ottawa for biopsy surgery. Taking the Canadian Cancer Society’s advice from their Look Good Feel Better Program ?

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staying busy “nesting”

My biopsy surgery wasn’t for two more weeks so we stayed busy “nesting” and making our new apartment our new HOME ?

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Chris’s surprise birthday

Regardless of my potential bad news I had to make sure Chris’s birthday surprise went off without a hitch!

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MOVINg DAY

Packing up the last room of the house and that’s when the doctor called…

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Week one – the “lump”

Wednesday Aug 28th the week of our moving date to Montreal I developed a golf ball sized lump on my neck just below my collar bone.

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