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June, 
If you promise me that no one will come after me I will send them to the
address you provided. Where are you moving to? Of course you will be
there next year, I heard that once you move there they don't let you
leave.
Debby
Argila, June wrote:
> 
> 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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