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Yeah!  I was wondering how you got all your money.  LOL!  What do you mean
"if you are around next April"?  Do you honestly think your going anywhere;
but right here on this wonderful, beautiful earth of ours?  Sorry pal, your
stuck with us and we have no intention of letting you go anywhere.  Well
vacation would be all right!.  love ya, lillian


-----Original Message-----
From: Argila, June <ARGILA@telephonics.com>
To: 'mol-cancer@lists.meds.com' <mol-cancer@lists.meds.com>
Date: Wednesday, May 26, 1999 5:03 AM
Subject: RE: [MOL] Deb


>Debby:  You have been sending the checks to the wrong address in
Holtsville,
>I have been meaning to tell you that.  If I am around next April, I will
>give you the CORRECT address.  Smile.  Have a good day.  June
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: deb grodin [SMTP:debg@home.com]
>> Sent: Tuesday, May 25, 1999 5:40 PM
>> To: mol-cancer@lists.meds.com
>> Subject: Re: [MOL] Deb
>>
>> June,
>> I have cousins in Holtsville, the end of the earth we call it. It is
>> also were I send a check every April 15th! I found out about the
>> radiation therapy there after I was done. Sparta is very far from where
>> I live, down by Princeton.
>> Debby
>>
>> Argila, June wrote:
>> >
>> > Deb:  I live in Holtsville, Long Island.  I have relatives in Sparta,
>> NJ.
>> > The reason I went to Staten Island was because there were only 5
>> Hospitals
>> > in the U.S. doing stereotactic body radiosurgery at the time I went
last
>> > year and that hospital was the closest.  I originally started out out
>> Sloan
>> > Kettering.  I do see a hypnotherapist once every 2 weeks, but that is
>> not
>> > like going to a doctor, that is pleasure.
>> >
>> > As a kid I used to spend some time in Jersey City.
>> >
>> > Take care June
>> > > -----Original Message-----
>> > > From: deb grodin [SMTP:debg@home.com]
>> > > Sent: Tuesday, May 25, 1999 3:47 PM
>> > > To:   mol-cancer@lists.meds.com
>> > > Subject:      Re: [MOL] Deb
>> > >
>> > > June,
>> > > Where do you live that you go to Staten Island Hospital? I am in New
>> > > jersey.
>> > > Right now I have appointments with my PCP, radiation onc., surgeon,
>> and
>> > > of course weekly with my therapist. Because I "only had DCIS" I did
>> not
>> > > need chemo therefore I do not have an oncologist. My life is
revolving
>> > > around these appointments. I try to make them on the same day but of
>> > > course someone is always off that day.
>> > > Debby
>> > >
>> > > Argila, June wrote:
>> > > >
>> > > > Hi Deb:  I do know but my life has calmed down considerably at this
>> > > point.
>> > > > I see the oncologist about once every 3 mos. and I get CT Scan for
>> > > Staten
>> > > > Island Hosp every 3 or 4 mos.  Nothing like it was, thank God.
>> > > Although, I
>> > > > do know that things will get hectic again unless we have some
>> miracle
>> > > drugs
>> > > > come on the market.  Take care.  Your friend June A.
>> > > >
>> > > > > -----Original Message-----
>> > > > > From: deb grodin [SMTP:debg@home.com]
>> > > > > Sent: Tuesday, May 25, 1999 3:30 PM
>> > > > > To:   mol-cancer@lists.meds.com
>> > > > > Subject:      [MOL] Re: dissertation
>> > > > >
>> > > > > Dear June,
>> > > > > I can't explain the problem that i have with the chest belt other
>> to
>> > > say
>> > > > > that I can't stand anything touching me right now. The swelling
is
>> > > > > painful and so is the area the boosts were in which is over the
>> > > > > incision.
>> > > > > Have been thinking of taking St. John's Wort, but I haven't had a
>> > > panic
>> > > > > attack in over a week and I feel a little better. Have a therapy
>> > > > > appointment tomorrow, will talk to Dr. then. One of the things
>> that
>> > > has
>> > > > > me down is this constant running to doctors. Now have four that
>> see
>> > > me.
>> > > > > Used to go to the doctor once a year for blood work, the gyno for
>> pap
>> > > > > etc., eye dr. and dentist for cleaning twice a year. Now, oh heck
>> you
>> > > > > know the list.
>> > > > > Argila, June wrote:
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > Deb:  My friend puts a penny to stop the chest belt from being
>> too
>> > > > > tight.
>> > > > > > That provides a little more protection and you don't have the
>> > > tightness.
>> > > > > I
>> > > > > > was against anti-depressants also because I was afraid I might
>> pick
>> > > up a
>> > > > > > drink but when surgery was over and I was on chemo and crying
at
>> the
>> > > > > drop of
>> > > > > > a hat, I gave in.  I could see that it was too stressful for my
>> > > > > daughters
>> > > > > > for me to be so sad and out of control.  So for 5 weeks I took
>> > > Zoloft
>> > > > > and
>> > > > > > then switched to St. John's Wort because I was feeling too
level
>> and
>> > > a
>> > > > > > little dead from the waist down.  Smile.  Anyway I took St.
>> John's
>> > > Wort
>> > > > > for
>> > > > > > about maybe 2 mos. and I started forgetting to take it so I
>> figured
>> > > that
>> > > > > > meant I didn't really need it so I stopped.  Since then I have
>> > > basically
>> > > > > > been ok.  Not that you asked for this whole dissertation.  Have
>> a
>> > > good
>> > > > > day.
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > Your friend June
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > > -----Original Message-----
>> > > > > > > From: deb grodin [SMTP:debg@home.com]
>> > > > > > > Sent: Tuesday, May 25, 1999 11:52 AM
>> > > > > > > To:   mol-cancer@lists.meds.com
>> > > > > > > Subject:      [MOL] Re:
>> > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > Dear June,
>> > > > > > > I was just kidding about the powder, never did drugs. Am
>> having a
>> > > hard
>> > > > > > > time now with taking sleeping pills and won't take the
>> > > antidepressant.
>> > > > > > > The reason I am not wearing the shoulder belt is because it
>> hurts
>> > > my
>> > > > > > > breast that I had the lumpectomy and radiation in/on.
>> > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > Argila, June wrote:
>> > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > Deb:  I know what you mean.  I am sober 24 1/2 years and
>> that
>> > > takes
>> > > > > a
>> > > > > > > > certain KIND of excitment out of life, but I am not saying
>> this
>> > > life
>> > > > > has
>> > > > > > > > been boring.  Without wearing the belt the correct way -
you
>> may
>> > > not
>> > > > > be
>> > > > > > > > around for the cop to arrest you.......Seriously, do it for
>> your
>> > > > > family.
>> > > > > > > > Love June
>> > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > > -----Original Message-----
>> > > > > > > > > From: deb grodin [SMTP:debg@home.com]
>> > > > > > > > > Sent: Monday, May 24, 1999 7:07 PM
>> > > > > > > > > To:   mol-cancer@lists.meds.com
>> > > > > > > > > Subject:      Re: [MOL] Suzanne & Deb
>> > > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > > June,
>> > > > > > > > > My life could use some excitement. I keep waiting to get
>> > > stopped
>> > > > > for
>> > > > > > > the
>> > > > > > > > > way I am wearing my seat belt, just lap belt, no such
>> luck.
>> > > > > > > > > Debby
>> > > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > > Argila, June wrote:
>> > > > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > > > Hey Girls:  Don't get stopped with that powder.  Smile.
>> > > Your
>> > > > > friend
>> > > > > > > > > June A.
>> > > > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > > > > -----Original Message-----
>> > > > > > > > > > > From: deb grodin [SMTP:debg@home.com]
>> > > > > > > > > > > Sent: Saturday, May 22, 1999 1:15 PM
>> > > > > > > > > > > To:   mol-cancer@lists.meds.com
>> > > > > > > > > > > Subject:      Re: [MOL]Deb
>> > > > > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > > > > Dear Suzanne,
>> > > > > > > > > > > You mean you didn't want the white powder all over
>> > > everything!
>> > > > > > > > > whenever
>> > > > > > > > > > > I use cornstarch I create a mess.
>> > > > > > > > > > > Debby
>> > > > > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > > > > suzanne new wrote:
>> > > > > > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > > > > > Thanks for the tip, I didn't want to carry around a
>> box
>> > > of
>> > > > > > > > > cornstarch!
>> > > > > > > > > > > > Suzanne
>> > > > > > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > > > > > deb grodin wrote:
>> > > > > > > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > Dear Suzanne,
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > Put some cornstarch on a zip lock with a makeup
>> brush,
>> > > one
>> > > > > of
>> > > > > > > the
>> > > > > > > > > > > fluffy
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > ones for blush. When ever you need to dry up just
>> hit
>> > > the
>> > > > > > > Powder
>> > > > > > > > > room!
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > It is starting to heat up here in the sun and
that
>> is
>> > > what
>> > > > > I
>> > > > > > > am
>> > > > > > > > > doing.
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > Have a good one,
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > Debby
>> > > > > > > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > suzanne new wrote:
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > Hi deb: Glad to see that you are beginning to
>> feel
>> > > > > better. I
>> > > > > > > > > will
>> > > > > > > > > > > keep
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > aloe cream in mind. Had my 15th treatment today
>> and
>> > > I am
>> > > > > > > > > starting to
>> > > > > > > > > > > see
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > some redness and blisters under the arm. The
>> > > technicians
>> > > > > > > just
>> > > > > > > > > tell
>> > > > > > > > > > > me to
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > keep it dry, use cornstarch, don't wear a bra
>> and
>> > > stay
>> > > > > out
>> > > > > > > of
>> > > > > > > > > the
>> > > > > > > > > > > heat(
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > I live in Houston, Texas)staying out of the
heat
>> is
>> > > not
>> > > > > easy
>> > > > > > > in
>> > > > > > > > > > > Houston.
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > They had no suggestions for hot flashes. I will
>> see
>> > > the
>> > > > > > > doctor
>> > > > > > > > > on
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > Monday. Thank God I have a good doctor; your's
>> > > sounded
>> > > > > > > terrible.
>> > > > > > > > > I
>> > > > > > > > > > > had a
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > little fun with the technicians today as one
was
>> > > > > complaining
>> > > > > > > of
>> > > > > > > > > > > having a
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > bad hair day, I whipped off  my wig and said I
>> had
>> > > the
>> > > > > > > mother of
>> > > > > > > > > bad
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > hair days. We all laughed. Once you get use to
>> being
>> > > > > bald,
>> > > > > > > it's
>> > > > > > > > > real
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > interesting the reactions you get from other
>> people.
>> > > A
>> > > > > close
>> > > > > > > > > friend
>> > > > > > > > > > > of
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > mine went with me for my chemo treatments..she
>> was a
>> > > > > > > lifesaver.
>> > > > > > > > > Have
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > someone go with you and then treat yourself to
>> > > something
>> > > > > you
>> > > > > > > > > really
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > enjoy. I am anxious to go back to work also, I
>> miss
>> > > the
>> > > > > work
>> > > > > > > and
>> > > > > > > > > the
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > people that I work with. I hope to return on
>> July 1,
>> > > but
>> > > > > I
>> > > > > > > am
>> > > > > > > > > taking
>> > > > > > > > > > > a
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > wait and see attitude as I don't know how I
will
>> > > feel at
>> > > > > the
>> > > > > > > end
>> > > > > > > > > of
>> > > > > > > > > > > the
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > radiation. Have a good weekend.
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > Suzanne
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > deb grodin wrote:
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Kathy,
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > that is exactly what we are planning on. Her
>> name
>> > > is
>> > > > > Kathy
>> > > > > > > > > too, I
>> > > > > > > > > > > call
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > her Kat and have for many many years.
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Debby
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > kcorrigan@chgw.com wrote:
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Hi, Debby:  I have a friend who goes with
me
>> for
>> > > my
>> > > > > > > > > checkups.
>> > > > > > > > > > > It's so
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > nice to know she's there waiting in the
>> waiting
>> > > room
>> > > > > for
>> > > > > > > me
>> > > > > > > > > in
>> > > > > > > > > > > case
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > anything goes wrong.  So far, so good!  The
>> last
>> > > > > time,
>> > > > > > > we
>> > > > > > > > > went
>> > > > > > > > > > > out and
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > celebrated!  Hopefully, the next time (June
>> > > 17th)
>> > > > > we'll
>> > > > > > > do
>> > > > > > > > > the
>> > > > > > > > > > > same.
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Love, Kathy
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > -----Original Message-----
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > From: owner-mol-cancer@lists.meds.com
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > [mailto:owner-mol-cancer@lists.meds.com]On
>> > > Behalf Of
>> > > > > deb
>> > > > > > > > > grodin
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Sent: Wednesday, May 19, 1999 3:05 PM
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > To: mol-cancer@lists.meds.com
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Subject: Re: [MOL]Deb
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Dear Suzanne,
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > If your skin begins to dry ask for some
>> cream,
>> > > maybe
>> > > > > you
>> > > > > > > can
>> > > > > > > > > use
>> > > > > > > > > > > aloe.
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > I
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > don't want to scare you but i started
having
>> > > trouble
>> > > > > > > after
>> > > > > > > > > the
>> > > > > > > > > > > 20th.
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > treatment.
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > I took my husband with me yesterday. The
>> doctor
>> > > > > examined
>> > > > > > > me,
>> > > > > > > > > by
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > looking
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > at my skin, and then asked if I had
>> questions.
>> > > Of
>> > > > > course
>> > > > > > > i
>> > > > > > > > > had a
>> > > > > > > > > > > typed
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > out sheet of eleven questions. My husband
>> could
>> > > not
>> > > > > > > believe
>> > > > > > > > > that
>> > > > > > > > > > > the
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > doctor would not or could not give me one
>> > > straight
>> > > > > > > answer.
>> > > > > > > > > He
>> > > > > > > > > > > started
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > to
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > get into it with the doctor and finally I
>> said
>> > > lets
>> > > > > go.
>> > > > > > > He
>> > > > > > > > > felt
>> > > > > > > > > > > that I
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > needed to get answers and I told him I
>> would.
>> > > > > Between
>> > > > > > > Mol
>> > > > > > > > > and
>> > > > > > > > > > > the
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > breast
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > cancer list, I get all my questions
answered
>> > > from
>> > > > > people
>> > > > > > > who
>> > > > > > > > > > > have
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > actually been there and know how I feel. He
>> was
>> > > > > amazed
>> > > > > > > that
>> > > > > > > > > I
>> > > > > > > > > > > could
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > find
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > these sights by myself. Didn't tell him
what
>> > > else I
>> > > > > have
>> > > > > > > > > found
>> > > > > > > > > > > on the
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > internet all by myself!
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > I only have to go back to this doctor one
>> more
>> > > time,
>> > > > > in
>> > > > > > > 30
>> > > > > > > > > days
>> > > > > > > > > > > and
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > then
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > I never have to see him again or I would
get
>> a
>> > > new
>> > > > > one.
>> > > > > > > My
>> > > > > > > > > > > surgeon is
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > my
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > main doctor who will see me every three to
>> six
>> > > > > months
>> > > > > > > and
>> > > > > > > > > order
>> > > > > > > > > > > my
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > mammograms.
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Speaking of which I made a deal with my
best
>> > > friend.
>> > > > > We
>> > > > > > > will
>> > > > > > > > > go
>> > > > > > > > > > > with
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > each other when we have to go for
mammograms
>> so
>> > > that
>> > > > > > > neither
>> > > > > > > > > of
>> > > > > > > > > > > us is
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > ever alone if...... That was the worst for
>> me.
>> > > The
>> > > > > drive
>> > > > > > > > > home.
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Anyway keep checking your skin where the
>> > > radiation
>> > > > > goes
>> > > > > > > in
>> > > > > > > > > and
>> > > > > > > > > > > comes
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > out
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > and let the nurse know if you are concerned
>> with
>> > > > > > > anything.
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Debby
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > suzanne new wrote:
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Hi deb: Glad to see that your radiation
>> > > treatments
>> > > > > are
>> > > > > > > > > over
>> > > > > > > > > > > with.
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > You
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > really had a time of it. From what you
>> have
>> > > said,
>> > > > > your
>> > > > > > > > > Onc.
>> > > > > > > > > > > for
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > radiation was very insensitive to you and
>> the
>> > > > > > > discomfort
>> > > > > > > > > that
>> > > > > > > > > > > you
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > have
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > felt. Shame on him!!!! I had my 13th
>> treatment
>> > > > > today,
>> > > > > > > so
>> > > > > > > > > far
>> > > > > > > > > > > so
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > good.
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Just a little itching and redness. I know
>> that
>> > > it
>> > > > > gets
>> > > > > > > > > worse
>> > > > > > > > > > > as time
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > goes on. I was advised also to use
nothing
>> but
>> > > > > > > cornstarch
>> > > > > > > > > (I
>> > > > > > > > > > > really
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > like
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > how it feels). Hope things get better for
>> you
>> > > > > soon.
>> > > > > > > You
>> > > > > > > > > are in
>> > > > > > > > > > > my
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > prayers.
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Suzanne
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > deb grodin wrote:
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Dear Christine,
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > I am glad that your arm no longer
>> bothers
>> > > you.
>> > > > > Do
>> > > > > > > you
>> > > > > > > > > still
>> > > > > > > > > > > have
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > to be
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > careful with it?
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > I am finished!!!!!! Now I can start to
>> put
>> > > this
>> > > > > > > behind
>> > > > > > > > > me
>> > > > > > > > > > > and get
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > on
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > with my life, just have to decide what
>> to do
>> > > > > with it
>> > > > > > > > > now.
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > I have always been a fan of cornstarch.
>> When
>> > > my
>> > > > > sons
>> > > > > > > > > wore
>> > > > > > > > > > > diapers
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > and
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > had a rash I would make a paste out of
>> it
>> > > and
>> > > > > spread
>> > > > > > > it
>> > > > > > > > > on
>> > > > > > > > > > > thick,
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > worked
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > great.
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Spoke with the surgeon today, I do not
>> have
>> > > to
>> > > > > worry
>> > > > > > > > > about
>> > > > > > > > > > > my arm,
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > except for the pit which may get sore
>> from
>> > > the
>> > > > > > > > > radiation. I
>> > > > > > > > > > > don't
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > have
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > any skin left there so we will wait and
>> see.
>> > > She
>> > > > > is
>> > > > > > > a
>> > > > > > > > > little
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > concerned
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > do to the amount of swelling that I
have
>> in
>> > > my
>> > > > > > > chest,
>> > > > > > > > > above
>> > > > > > > > > > > the
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > breast,
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > but she will keep an eye on it. Also
>> cracked
>> > > one
>> > > > > > > rib,
>> > > > > > > > > which
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > although
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > they didn't tell me I knew. Pretty hard
>> not
>> > > to
>> > > > > know.
>> > > > > > > It
>> > > > > > > > > > > hurts,
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > mostly
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > when I sneeze which I do a lot at this
>> time
>> > > of
>> > > > > year,
>> > > > > > > as
>> > > > > > > > > does
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > everyone in
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Jew Jersey.
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > As for the fatigue, that I know will
>> take
>> > > time.
>> > > > > > > > > Hopefully I
>> > > > > > > > > > > will
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > be able
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > to sleep at night soon. Sleeping on my
>> side
>> > > is
>> > > > > not
>> > > > > > > as
>> > > > > > > > > much
>> > > > > > > > > > > fun as
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > my
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > stomach.
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > I still need to get a blood test, she
>> also
>> > > > > ordered
>> > > > > > > that.
>> > > > > > > > > I
>> > > > > > > > > > > was too
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > tired
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > to hang around and wait, which means I
>> will
>> > > now
>> > > > > have
>> > > > > > > to
>> > > > > > > > > go
>> > > > > > > > > > > back.
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >  Deb
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Christine White wrote:
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Deb,
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Hope all is well with you. I figure
if
>> the
>> > > > > > > cornstarch
>> > > > > > > > > is
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > soothing, go for
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > it! Will all be over soon. I did read
>> > > about
>> > > > > DCIS
>> > > > > > > not
>> > > > > > > > > > > needing
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > radiation. I
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > can't see how it could not help if
>> there,
>> > > by
>> > > > > > > chance,
>> > > > > > > > > were
>> > > > > > > > > > > still
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > any
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > microscopic cancer cells present.
>> Better
>> > > be
>> > > > > safe
>> > > > > > > than
>> > > > > > > > > > > sorry. If
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > you didn't
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > have lymph nodes checked, then you
>> > > probably
>> > > > > don't
>> > > > > > > have
>> > > > > > > > > a
>> > > > > > > > > > > problem
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > with your
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > arm, do you? Within a week, mine got
>> so
>> > > stiff,
>> > > > > I
>> > > > > > > could
>> > > > > > > > > > > hardly
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > move it. Did
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > physio for about 4 months and is
>> pretty
>> > > well
>> > > > > back
>> > > > > > > to
>> > > > > > > > > > > normal.
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Didn't mean to
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > scare you. Keep us posted.
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Christine
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > At 02:47 PM 17/05/99 -0400, you
wrote:
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >Christine,
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >My arm? No one said anything about
my
>> > > > > > > arm!!!!!!!!!!!
>> > > > > > > > > I am
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > sooooo tired,
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >it is a chore to read messages
today.
>> He
>> > > told
>> > > > > me
>> > > > > > > not
>> > > > > > > > > to
>> > > > > > > > > > > use
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > cornstarch
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >nor baby powder. After I pressed
>> about
>> > > > > cornstarch
>> > > > > > > he
>> > > > > > > > > > > admitted
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > that he
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >doesn't believe in it. I then dive
>> bombed
>> > > > > into a
>> > > > > > > box
>> > > > > > > > > of
>> > > > > > > > > > > it, so
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > soothing.
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >I think that I am anemic, once
again,
>> am
>> > > > > going to
>> > > > > > > > > demand
>> > > > > > > > > > > a
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > blood test
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >tomorrow. If he will not order it my
>> PCP
>> > > > > will.
>> > > > > > > Did
>> > > > > > > > > you
>> > > > > > > > > > > read the
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > new
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >information that just came out about
>> DCIS
>> > > not
>> > > > > > > needing
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > radiation? They
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >said that it does nothing!!!!! After
>> 31
>> > > > > > > treatments
>> > > > > > > > > they
>> > > > > > > > > > > tell me
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > this.
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >Opted to finish, my mom always said
>> > > finish
>> > > > > what
>> > > > > > > you
>> > > > > > > > > > > start.
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >Anyway my underarm is peeling, about
>> > > three
>> > > > > layers
>> > > > > > > at
>> > > > > > > > > a
>> > > > > > > > > > > time. Is
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > it
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >because they did not have to check
my
>> > > nodes
>> > > > > that
>> > > > > > > no
>> > > > > > > > > one
>> > > > > > > > > > > said
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > anything
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >about my arm? I am sorry, i'm too
>> tired
>> > > to
>> > > > > make
>> > > > > > > any
>> > > > > > > > > > > sense. I am
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > crawling
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >into bed, will try again latter
>> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >Debby
>> > > > > > >
>> > >
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