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tarabrown Member Posts: 14
edited March 2014 in Breast Cancer #1
Well all of you wonderful helpers, I have completed 7/8 ths of my treatment. Last one scheduled for 7/17/03. I really can't wait. The taxotere has taken it's toll but the upside is some hair recovery and knowing the end is in sight. Following the last treatment will be the removal of the port and the rest of the reconstruction. I want to thank everyone for your words of wisdom and kindness and understanding. I don't know that I could have made it without you. Hugs and kisses to all!


  • SCmom
    SCmom Member Posts: 46
    tara, I am so glad for you. I have just recently been diagnosed and know that my life has changed. I am pleased to see your positive attitude. Laura
  • ksfc
    ksfc Member Posts: 251
    YIPPEE!!! I remember the feeling well - so glad you're near the end of treatment. Now, be good to yourself and take plenty of time to recover!
    Peace- Diane
  • DeeNY711
    DeeNY711 Member Posts: 476 Member
    CONGRATULATIONS! HOORAY hooray hooray!!! I am so happy for you. Thank you for sharing this golden moment with all of us who are still plugging along. Kisses and hugs to you, too. Love, Denise
  • bullfrog13
    bullfrog13 Member Posts: 213
    IM SOOOO HAPPY FOR YOU>> 7/8th WOW.... I well never forget the day I had my port out---- day to celebrate!!!!YIPPEEEEEEEEEE - hugh hugs!!
  • slamaj
    slamaj Member Posts: 19
    Tara, Congratulations on being so close to the end of chemo!! Yahoo! I finished my last Taxotere on the 13th and I cannot tell you how elated I was when I walked out of there! I should find out on the 9th when the port comes out and when I get my implant so I can relate to how you feel. Good luck on your last Taxotere, even with the aches and pains, just keep telling yourself, "this is the last one!" that's what I did and I swear it made me feel better! Hugs, Julene
  • jamjar62
    jamjar62 Member Posts: 135
    Woo Hoo! You did it, you did it! The day you thought would never come is just around the corner!

    I had my last taxotere on May 22nd and my port out about 2 weeks later. And I'm happy to announce that your taste does return! Somethings still taste "funny" but funny is better than cardboard!

    If you are at all worried about the surgery to remove your port....don't be! I had mine taken out under local/IV sedation. My surgery was at 9:00 and I was eating brunch with my mom by 11:00. Piece of cake but don't tell anyone in your family so you can get some rest!