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Frank,
You want my picture? I would break the scanner!
Debby

Frank Cromie wrote:
> 
> Hey Deb,why not send us your picture,,Frank
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Argila, June <ARGILA@telephonics.com>
> To: <mol-cancer@lists.meds.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, May 26, 1999 3:14 PM
> Subject: RE: [MOL] Deb
> 
> > Deb:  You are really cute.  I just try to be realistic.  Your friend June
> > (Hey, (smile) once I move WHERE??)  I just reread what you wrote and where
> > are you moving me to??
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: deb grodin [SMTP:debg@home.com]
> > > Sent: Wednesday, May 26, 1999 2:40 PM
> > > To: mol-cancer@lists.meds.com
> > > Subject: Re: [MOL] Deb
> > >
> > > 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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