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Day 21 being a cancer survivor

Day 21:  Three weeks ago Mrs. VS underwent her mastectomy.  She has had her ups and downs.  rib4Today we saw Dr D. (the breast care specialist).  His prognosis is that Mrs VS is healing nicely but a little slower than average.  The drains are still outputting.  Since the drains are still collecting, well drainage they aren’t going to be removed.

Chemo will not start until after the drains have been removed.  Mr. VS is not looking forward to the chemo.  She is looking forward to the drains being out.  Next Dr. appointment is to be scheduled when the drain outputs reach a certain level.


February 2, 2009 - Posted by | Mrs. Vulcan Stev's Fight | ,


  1. Good to hear she’s still OK (if not great)!

    Comment by Hank Harwell | February 2, 2009

  2. It takes time, unfortunately. I know she’ll get better in time. It’s the waiting part that’s hardest.

    Comment by Berin Kinsman | February 3, 2009

  3. She’s concerned about chemo at this point. I think that once it starts and se realizes it isn’t as bad (hopefully) as she thinks it will be we’ll get through it easier.

    Comment by Vulcan Stev | February 3, 2009

  4. Mrs vulcanstev,

    Shared this website with some of your coworkers last week, I am not too far away and can run over on some Sat for a bit sometime…laundry!!

    Keep on resting, we’ll keep on praying!


    Comment by Sandy | February 9, 2009

  5. I will let her know and Thanks for the offer – VS

    Comment by Vulcan Stev | February 9, 2009

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