Radiation–Treatment 11 to 13 with a Chemo too

I have had 13 radiation treatments so far. I have 15 more to go. The radiologist's office gave me a "calendar" to mark treatments. I am marking on that thing like it is counting towards my birthday! It seemed more psychologically beneficial to countdown rather than up. There are two reasons why I'm doing this … Continue reading Radiation–Treatment 11 to 13 with a Chemo too

Radiation–treatment 1 to 10

I've had ten treatments so far. I'm scheduled for 28. From what I understand, most side effects will appear around the third week--so around treatment 15. The main side effects are swelling and heaviness in the breast, skin changes in the treated area such as dry, itchy skin & hyperpigmentation (a darkening of the skin), … Continue reading Radiation–treatment 1 to 10