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I had my last radiation treatment - DONE!

Kobias
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I had my last booster today, so, I am done with radiation!  Rads, for me, were hard to get through.  I am looking forward to my skin healing up, not going every day and getting my energy level back up.

I was very lucky that my husband, family or friends drove me to every treatment. 

Now I just need a big celebration!

 

Kathy

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Megan M
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Congrats Kathy!  This is a huge accomplishment!

Hugs, Megan

Cheryl S
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Congratulations!  Isn't it great to be done?  I've gotten back a lot of energy, and, you will too!

Cheryl

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Kylez
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Great news Kathy!  Enjoy all of your free time now! 

Kobias
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You give me hope then Cheryl that I will get to where I was before radiation.  I am just exhausted, totally exhausted now.  I've really gotten used to my naps during the day.  lol

Kathy

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SIROD
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Congratulations Kathy on finishing radiation.  May you get your life back and never have to deal with any of this again.

Best,

Doris

 

survivorbc09
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Finishing rads!  Congrats Kathy!

Gentle hugs, Jan

Pink Rose
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The big day!  Congrats to you and take care of yourself.  I know you must be so happy as we are for you.

Hugs, Rose

Kobias
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It is a happy time now!  It feels so good to not have to go get a treatment today! 

Pink Rose
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The big day!  Congrats to you and take care of yourself.  I know you must be so happy as we are for you.

Hugs, Rose

Nana Sue
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Congratulations Kathy!  Wishing you fast healing!  Keep taking your naps as it will still be a little while before you gain your strength back.

 

Kobias
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Don't worry, I think I am addicted to my naps now.  LOL 

JJDS
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You will get stronger, just have some patience and still take it easy.  I hope your skin heals very fast for you as I know you are burnt and hurting.

It will get better, I promise.

Cheryl S
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Kathy, you will find that within a few weeks, you will start feeling a lot better.  I do want to tell you also to keep using all of your creams, don't stop.  Keep us posted as to if you start feeling better.

Hugs, Cheryl

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andi44
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Congrats on completing your treatment...remember to still take care of your skin - long afterwards....I've been done for a week and I still am severly burned from where they did the 'boost'...Go out and celebrate....

Andi  Smile

June Bugs
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You sure do need to celebrate!  Congrats!

Kobias
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I am sorry you're burnt too Andi.  I am hoping that both of us will heal soon.  I am burnt and hurt pretty bad.

 

grannabeth
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Congratulations on finishing rads!!! Your skin will start healing quickly and the energy levels will start to come back, though I have found over the last month since finishig rads energy does come back as fast as my skin has healed.  Again, wising you fast healing and recovery.

 

Grannabeth

Kobias
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Happy for you Beth!  All of you rad sisters have helped me so much.  I hope you know that!  The radiation room post was such a blessing for me.

Kathy

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DianeBC
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Congrats Kathy!  Now that you're done, you enjoy each and every day!

Hugs, Diane

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Noel
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Congrats Kathy!

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Alexis F
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Sorry that I am late, but, belated congrats.  I still take naps.  LOL 

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desertgirl947
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Yea!

I have no idea your sequence of treatment; but if this was the last segment, then you have to be excited to think that you are now on the other side -- that side you faintly saw when you first knew you had cancer and that it had to be dealt with.  I was just about to begin my radiation a year ago.  To think of where I am now, after having surgery/chemo/rads amazes me.

Hope things continue to look up for you.

Kobias
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Thanks desertgirl!  It is good to be done with rads, but, I am peeling bad now and having strange sensations where I had the boosters. 

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Megan M
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Kathy, it hasn't been that long for you since your surgery and finishing rads, so, your breast is still healing from all of that.  I remember going through something like that too and that's what it was.  Call your rads onco and talk to him or his nurse just to make sure and update us.

Gentle hugs, Megan

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jnl
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Did you contact your rads onco?  Around my incision, it would look funny when I would have those tingly sensations.  I was told it was normal. 

Leeza

Kobias
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I actually saw my breast surgeon and he said it was the healing process.  It's my nerve endings trying to rejuvenate or something.  It just feels strange when it does that.  I was glad to know I wasn't the only one that this has happened to.

Kathy

 

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Kylez
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Glad you talked to your doctor and found out that it is normal.  You will be going through a lot of changes probably for awhile.  It takes maybe up to a year, for your body to heal from the surgery and rads. 

 

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jnl
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Good news then Kathy!  You will be fine!  Thanks for the update!

Leeza

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Angie2U
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Congrats Kobias!  This is great!

disneyfan2008
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yiipppe congrats

 

Denise

Carlee
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Congrats on completing rads!

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