Sunday, January 23, 2011

Please Check!!!

After watching TV she checked
and she found it in her breast,
golf ball sized; she cried.
If diligent, she’d have found it sooner.
Alone she tells it go away, go away
And whispers thank God for TV.




This is a Sunday 160 challenge dedicated to all women.   

  • Surgery was a success, the cancer did not spread and Rose's healing journey begins.  Thanks for all the prayers and thoughts. 

March 1st. Up-date 

  • Doctor has confirmed Rose is 100% cancer free, and no further treatment is required.  Yay, Rose! 

May11th Up-date 

  • Further tests confirm more than one type of breast cancer, high risk of returning, therefore Rose started Chemo today as a prevention.  Keep the prayers coming. 

August 28 up-date 

  • Still undergoing chemo therapy, started green juicing! 
  • Watch this video of Rose speaking to a group against Alberta oil sands.  

14 comments:

bodhirose said...

Came over to read your 160 and read this very powerful reminder to all women. Thank you!

Sorry to hear about your sister's experience--I hope all is well.

Jinksy said...

Sombre moment caprured here...

DUTA said...

Very important message! No woman should ignore it as life depends on early detection of these breast lumps.
Thanks.

Brian Miller said...

oh i hope that it does...cancer has touch far too many...

Monkey Man said...

I sure hope you get more readers on this post. Cancer prevention in a huge issue. I am a survivor thanks to early detection. Thanks for playing along with the Sunday 160 and giving us much food for thought.

Karen S. said...

Oh goooood justice I say1 Here's mine a bit more simple but justice all the same!
http://twincitiesblather.blogspot.com/2011/01/sunday-160-justice.html

kathryn said...

Wow. What an important reminder. Kudos for keeping it out there...

rosaria said...

Glad you visited sixtyfivewhatnow. Go take yourself to the doctor and follow through with the treatment. We have so many choices.

Angelina said...

Hi Bodhirose
Thank you for visiting. We are all sending my sister positie white light.

Hi Jinksy
Thank you for your comment.

Hey Duta,
You are quite right early detection is the key to beating it.

Hi Brian,
Indeed, way too many people are touched by this. Thank you for your comment.

MM
Thank you for your comment and spreading the awareness. Glad you beat it!

Hi Karen,
Thank you for dropping in today.

Rosaria,
It is not me that found the lump, it was my sister. And, yes she is following treatment. Thank you for your comment.

Climb2Nowhere said...

What a relief! How wonderful. I'm so happy for you and your family and friends. That is amazing news! I love a happy ending!

Alicia said...

Thank you for spreading this to others. I just had a mammogram two weeks ago & results were that I'm ok. I have an aunt that never self examined and when she did find a lump (cause it was huge and she couldn't ignore it anymore) it was too late and she died of breast cancer. I hope your sister comes through with flying colors and becomes a survivor!

Angelina said...

Hey Climb to No Where,

Thank you for your comment. I really do hope she has beaten this!

Hi Alicia,

Thank you for dropping in and leaving a comment. I too hope she is a surviver!

This has been a real eye opener for our family of six women. Being the youngest, I am really hoping this conversation never stops and that everyone checks and rechecks.

Climb2Nowhere said...

Just checking back on you. It's out of your hands about your sister now, but she's definitely on the right track. Keep your hopes and spirits up and laugh as much as you can. I hope she's done with all of this.

Angelina said...

Thank you all for your comments. I've intentionally kept this post up because I wanted everyone to be aware and that early detection is the only way to beat this.

The good news is Rose just got confirmation from her doctor that she is cancer free and there is no need for any further treatment!!!! Amazing! We are all so pleased with this news.

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