7-7-16 One Year since I was pumped with radioactivity, had a double mastectomy operation, lymph node extraction, tissue expander implants, oodles of propofol, a bunch of gasses and a lot of narcotics! My first surgery of 3 in an 8 month time span (about 4+1+2 hours under general anesthesia).
I was told to have someone drive me to my first fill so I had scheduled the fill as early as possible so Chris could take me.
The night before I had under 4 hours of sleep, but I still took 2 Valium, it made me dopey enough to not care too much. I was told they would probably start with 50 ml in each one, so I was prepared for that. When I arrived the nurse said “Ready for 100ml?”
“Er, I thought you start with 50 ml.”
“It’s whatever you can cope with.”
So we started and she kept asking if I was okay, by the time I asked what volume we were up to she was at 70 ml. So I ended up with 100 ml in each boob. Continue reading Tissue Expander Fills – August 2015→
On 7-7-15 I posted this to my secret Facebook group; “I slept well last night, I’m ready to have the cancer removed and the rest of the tissue so it can never come back. Thought there may be some days that I might regret my decision, but no. I’m all in”. I also changed my profile picture to Rex, the green T-Rex in Toy Story. I’m sure a few people wondered why, but those that knew, knew why.
My calendar had 3 entries for today;
8:15 am Dye Infusion at Cherry Creel Women’s Imaging Center with Dr McAleese