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childofthestars
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Hi ladies (& gents)

Just thought I'd let you know that I am due to undergo bilateral mastectomy & DIEP reconstruction on 12 Oct (still having a fight with my private med insurance to cover this in full - I do need the extra stressssss NOT!!!)

Anyway here's to a flat tummy and pert boobies.

the good news is that my doc ordered a CA125 prior to surgery and it's 3 Smile

Cyber hugs to all

Michelle xxx

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scatsm
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Breast cancer surgery and reconstruction are tough, but not as tough as debulking surgery and the spectre of OVCA, so great news!

Susan

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childofthestars
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Awww thanks Susan......

M xxx

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Alexandra
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Great news about your CA125.

You will win the fight with insurance, no doubt. You're too tough to let them have their way.

Lotsa' luv,

Alexandra

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lovesanimals
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I'm cheering you on from the sidelines!

Hugs,

Kelly

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azgrandma
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Praying God will make a way

Rosamond M
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Although I'm thousands of miles away

I'm sending you best wishes today,

And lots and lots of hugs as well

My thoughts are with you ,dear Michelle.

 

 

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scatsm
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good luck on the 12th! Hopefully you got approved and are ready to roll.

Let us know how you are doing soon.

Susan

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Alexandra
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I'm keeping my fingers and toes crossed for you. When you feel up to it, please update us.

Wishing you speedy recovery and good karma

Alexandra

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Alexandra
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Michelle's daughter emailed today:

mum is ok and the surgery went well! She is in good spirits and eating well so all good

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kikz
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good to hear.  I hope she recuperates quickly.

Karen

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scatsm
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Hope you'll have a speedy recovery!

Susan

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Hearty Pioneer
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I had a double mastectomy and DIEP surgery June 25.  I am now waiting for the next step, to have shaping and nipples done.

 I agree the debulking was a much harder surgery to recover from than the DIEP.  Although the repair of my 3 hernas with the mesh, has not been an easy walk.  

Hope all is going well and that you heal nicely.

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