Updated Milestones

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Here are some updated milestones as of today……my life in numbers again…….

1.  44 doctor appointments

2.  6 chemo cycles

3.  21 Herceptin treatments

4.  22 IV sticks

5.  $210,821.30 in insurance claims

6.  $5,000+ spent out of pocket (medical exps only; not including the Chemo Eve presents to myself, etc.) + $1,000 still owed

7.  30 minutes of Dr. Oz XM/Sirius radio air time

8.  8 wiggies purchased (5 worn)

9.  2 of my pictures on the set of Oprah’s Dr. Oz tribute show and 2 Oprah tickets for a different show

10.  1 new puppy

11.  1 new car

12.  6 sets of Chemo Eve presents

13.  25 chemo popsicles

14.  150,000 hairs lost (resulting in about $1,000 saved from the hair salon)

15.  165 shaves/shampoos/conditions/drys/stylings avoided (that’s about 55 hours of getting ready time!!)

16.  52.5 hours hooked up to IVs

17.  1,760 miles driven

18.  3 tumors dissolved!!!!!

19. 2 lymph nodes testing positive for cancer before chemo

20. 0 lymph nodes testing positive for cancer after chemo

21.  9 radiation treatments

22.  45 radiation blasts (5 per visit)

23.  1 lumpectomy surgery

24.  1 lymph node dissection surgery

25.  9 lymph nodes removed

26. 3 breast cancer walks

27.  $15,000+ raised by team for ACS breast cancer walk

28.  #10 for top personal fundraiser for ACS breast cancer walk

29.  24 radiation treatments left

30.  120 radiation blasts left

31.  9 Herceptin treatments left

32.  13.5 hours left of IVs

33.  14,417 blog hits

34.  3 close friends made in the chemo room

35.  1 radiation week #1 present

36.  1 introduction to Nancy Brinker

37.  1 adoption underway

38.  69 cards in the mail – thanks everyone!

39.  12 meals prepared and delivered for me – thanks everyone!

40.  And countless gifts – thanks everyone!

Thanks everyone so much for everything!! 🙂

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One Response to “Updated Milestones”

  1. lori Says:

    that is way to many milestones at such a young age…now stop it already(lol)…love you girl..i’m sooo proud of you…


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