Sheila Brimmer

First post: Aug 6, 2021 Latest post: Nov 30, 2021
You have breast cancer.  Who, me?  I sure wasn't ready to hear that.  I have been getting yearly mammograms for years now.  I have never been scared or anxious about them, until Wednesday,  July 25th.  The nurse came in and said he needs more pictures.  I knew that couldn't be good.  She took more pictures.  Then the radiologist wanted me to stay and get an ultrasound.   Then he came in to talk to me.  The spot would never have been detected without the mammogram.  It didn't show up on the ultrasound at all.  It was less than a quarter of an inch.  He suggested I have a needle biopsy done because I was just going to worry.  I wanted to hear come back in 6 months and we will monitor it.  But someone has other plans for me.  I see the surgeon tomorrow to set up surgery which will be a lumpectomy.  Then we will go from there.  Please send me lots of prayers.  Get those rosaries out!  Above all else, get your mammograms.  My diagnoses is invasive ductal carcinoma, 80 percent of breast cancers are this type.

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