Susan V. on December 17, 2017
I was Diagnosed with:
Stage IIB, ER,PR&HER2+
Type and Description of Treatments:
Surgery, chemotherapy and radiation
How do you feel today?
Physically well except for periodic dizzy spells occasionally with double vision
Since the diagnosis, what has changed in your life?
What is going well for you right now?
What is not going well for you right now?
Worry about the dizzy spells being related to cancer spreading
What has been the most challenging thing about having cancer?
Getting my energy back
When difficulties overwhelm you, where do you go for support?
Facebook support group
How have your long-term goals or life goals changed since diagnosis?
What is your work arrangement right now? What are your hours?
Continue full time, 8 to 5 Monday through Friday
Since the diagnosis, what has changed in your work life?
While getting treatment I would work on the weekend to catch up what I was unable to do during the week
What has helped you continue to work the most?
Supportive work environment and co-workers
What advice do you have for others trying to work through treatment?
Do what you can, push yourself sometimes
How have you dealt with any side effects of treatment?
Diarrhea controlled by meds and fatigue by a lot of sleep
If "today's you" could give advice to "day-of-diagnosis you," what would you say?
Hang in there