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  • All about Gertrude

    Gertrude is the name we decided to call my cancerous breast hence the title of this blog. Although I had to keep my breast through chemo and radiation due to the nature of IBC - once it 'blew up' it no longer looked like my breast and I couldn't wait to get rid of it. Calling it Gertrude was a way of seperating it from myself. This main page is where I write about the general goings on that relate to Gertrude, there is another page that are more a diary of treatments etc This blog is a public blog so although I am being very honest about my battle with Gertrude I have "changed names to protect the innocent" - because everyone can see it if you write comments on the blog pages please use the same abbreviations for other family member or friends that I do. Please feel free to ask questions if you want clarification because then other people who might have been wondering the same thing can read your question and our answers.
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    OH- Other Half (Hubby), OD- Oldest Daughter, MD- Middle Daugher, YD- Youngest Daughter, SB- soulja boi MD's fiance in the army (now ex fiance), OD's R OD's partner, BS- Breast surgeon whose initials just happen to be BS as well, BC- our GP (family doctor), Dr H- my medical oncologist, all other friends family etc will be referred to as initials etc
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So relaxing – not

So much for trying to relax – life just keeps on going. One of my remaining teeth broke in the weekend – so that’s another one that needs to be pulled out before I get my replacement plate fitted – hopefully they can all get done at once on Thursday. On top of that our 25 year old fridge broke down so we went fridge shopping and the new one got delivered today as it was the only day I was home all day. So a lot of rearranging to do, mind you, at least I get a new fridge out of it. I hope that the oncologist tomorrow says that its fine for me to have my teeth out while my infection isn’t completely better. I think because I am still on antibiotics, it should be ok.

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  1. Diane dotchin

     /  March 16, 2009

    So many battles won. Well done Jenny. I’m cheering very loudly for you

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