Day 27 - 11/5/18
Count down to chemo—one day. Today’s appointment was the sternum biopsy. This is the appointment I’ve been waiting for! After this, I am able to begin chemo. So, yayyyy! It’s finally here! The biopsy appointment was first thing in the morning, so this made the wait for it even better. The only downsides to this procedure was having to fast from eating the night before and not being able to drive for 24 hours afterward. Both of these restrictions are because of the anesthesia.
Day 24 - 11/2/18
Count down to chemo—four days. Today I had a “Pre-hab” appointment. Pre-hab is preparation for physical therapy, and the purpose of it is to measure the base-line strength in my arms. This is part of my physical therapy because I will have lymph nodes removed during my mastectomy. So I am told, and it seems logical--it’s best to have a “base-line” to gauge my progress, and this appointment is to establish my base-line. After getting past the cute title of “Pre-hab,” this appo