Breast Cancer Discussions

Dr Gary The agony of waiting for test results. How do you cope? One of the responsibilities of living with a chronic condition like diabetes is getting your labs done. Waiting for the…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity June 8 at 7:45 pm
Dr Gary A hard question: Does your self-care routine ever leave your partner feeling ignored? Has your partner ever felt like you were more focused on your condition and taking care of yourself than you…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity March 5 at 6:39 pm
Dizzy65101 or Robin Anastrozole I've been recently diagnosed six month ago and I was put on Anastrozole they wanted to do surgery right away…
By Dizzy65101 or Robin Latest Activity July 4 at 5:50 pm Replies 3
Dr Gary Managing your money, especially during the holidays. How’s it going? Living with a chronic condition has a direct impact on your budget. Anybody reading this who has a chronic condition…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity December 18 at 10:49 am
Dr Gary There’s nothing like a good night’s sleep. Had one lately? I am hearing a lot about the importance of getting adequate sleep recently. I read a lot of posts from…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity November 19 at 11:08 am
Dr Gary Quick Poll: What Are You Looking Forward To? I am convinced that one of the keys to maintaining an optimistic attitude is to always have something to look…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity October 25 at 10:27 pm Replies 2 Likes 1
Dr Gary When your current regimen isn’t working – how do you cope? So you and your physician worked closely together on creating a treatment regimen for your chronic condition. This includes changes…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity August 14, 2016 at 9:43 am
Dr Gary Quick Poll: Does your chronic condition affect your self-esteem? And what do you do to… “I just don’t feel very good about myself.” Clients say that a lot to me. In fact, I think low…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity July 21, 2016 at 3:16 pm
Grammy14 self exams The recommendation now is to not do self exams, but that is how I found my cancerous lump. I found…
By Grammy14 Latest Activity July 15, 2016 at 6:47 am
Dr Gary Finding a doctor. What’s your strategy? There are all kinds of reasons why a doctor you like working with, and depend on, might no longer be…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity July 4, 2016 at 11:38 am
Dr Gary Ever get sick of being told to look on the bright side? I’ll follow up this question with another one: Ever just let yourself feel crummy (angry, sad, frustrated…)? I am all…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity June 18, 2016 at 7:52 pm
Dr Gary Staying informed. Are you active or just humming along at this point? When recently diagnosed, one piece of advice you were most likely given, by your physician or your loved ones, was…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity May 25, 2016 at 10:40 am
msbets2 breast cancer I'm not too convinced about mammograms......I was diagnosed in 1986 with ductal carcinoma, had my mammo's faithfully every year, in…
By msbets2 Latest Activity July 17, 2016 at 8:27 am Replies 3 Likes 1
Dr Gary Getting through the first year… what’s it like? Being diagnosed with a chronic condition brings up a lot of questions. Some of them include: What’s my life going…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity February 21 at 11:02 pm Replies 4
Dr Gary Is your boss aware of your chronic condition? And does it matter? My clients sometimes talk about their relationships at work, especially with their bosses. I have been told stories from…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity April 5, 2016 at 9:49 pm