Category: Daily Miracles

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 41: Survivorship, Motherhood, and Bobbie Formula!

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 41: Survivorship, Motherhood, and Bobbie Formula!
This blog post is the 41st in a series about my (and twin sister’s) breast cancer journey that began when we were 30 years old in July 2019. In 2019, I also started documenting our younger sister’s breast cancer previvorship journey. Here is a list of all of the posts written about our journey at Mayo Clinic’s Breast Clinic... Read more »

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 40: Plastic Surgery Graduation, Pregnancy, and Previvorship, Oh My!

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 40: Plastic Surgery Graduation, Pregnancy, and Previvorship, Oh My!
This blog post is the 40th in a series about my (and twin sister’s) breast cancer journey that began when we were 30 years old in July 2019. In 2019, I also started documenting our younger sister’s breast cancer previvorship journey. Here is a list of all of the posts written about our journey at Mayo Clinic’s Breast Clinic... Read more »

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 20: My Twin Sister's Double Mastectomy with Reconstruction Operation at Mayo Clinic Was Awesome!

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 20: My Twin Sister's Double Mastectomy with Reconstruction Operation at Mayo Clinic Was Awesome!
This blog post is the 20th in a series about my (and my twin sister’s) preventative breast cancer screening journey that began when we were 30 years old in July 2019. The 1st post is about my first mammogram ever; the 2nd post is about my consultation at Mayo Clinic’s Breast Clinic; the 3rd post is about my stereotactic core biopsy at Mayo Clinic’s Breast Clinic; the 4th post is... Read more »
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My Breast Cancer Journey Part 18: My Twin Sister is Done With Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy!

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 18: My Twin Sister is Done With Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy!
This blog post is the eighteenth in a series about my (and my twin sister’s) preventative breast cancer screening journey that began when we were 30 years old in July 2019. The first post is about my first mammogram ever; the second post is about my consultation at Mayo Clinic’s Breast Clinic; the third post is about my stereotactic core biopsy at Mayo Clinic’s... Read more »

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 17: 'Pigmented Purpura,' 'Breast Implant Illness,' Ovarian Cancer Screening & My Sister's Fifth Chemotherapy Infusion

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 17: 'Pigmented Purpura,' 'Breast Implant Illness,' Ovarian Cancer Screening & My Sister's Fifth Chemotherapy Infusion
This blog post is the seventeenth in a series about my (and my twin sister’s) preventative breast cancer screening journey that began when we were 30 years old in July 2019. The first post is about my first mammogram ever; the second post is about my consultation at Mayo Clinic’s Breast Clinic; the third post is about my stereotactic core biopsy at Mayo... Read more »

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 14: My Double Mastectomy With Reconstruction Operation at Mayo Clinic Was Awesome!

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 14: My Double Mastectomy With Reconstruction Operation at Mayo Clinic Was Awesome!
This blog post is the fourteenth in a series about my (and now, my twin sister’s) preventative breast cancer screening journey that began when we were 30 years old in July 2019. The first post is about my first mammogram ever; the second post is about my consultation at Mayo Clinic’s Breast Clinic; the third post is about my stereotactic core biopsy at Mayo... Read more »
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My Breast Cancer Journey Part 8: My Second DCIS Diagnosis (and more biopsies)

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 8: My Second DCIS Diagnosis (and more biopsies)
This blog post is the eighth in a series about my (and now, my twin sister’s) preventative breast cancer screening journey that began in July 2019. The first post is about my first mammogram ever; the second post is about my consultation at Mayo Clinic’s Breast Clinic; the third post is about my stereotactic core biopsy at Mayo Clinic’s Breast Clinic; the fourth post is... Read more »

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 7: "You Might Have Invasive Breast Cancer, Too" (My MRI and Two Ultrasounds)

My Breast Cancer Journey Part 7: "You Might Have Invasive Breast Cancer, Too" (My MRI and Two Ultrasounds)
This blog post is the seventh in a series about my (and now, my twin sister’s) preventative breast cancer screening journey that began in July 2019. The first post is about my first mammogram ever; the second post is about my consultation at Mayo Clinic’s Breast Clinic; the third post is about my stereotactic core biopsy at Mayo Clinic’s Breast Clinic; the fourth... Read more »

My Breast Cancer Screening Journey Part 3: Stereotactic Core Needle Biopsy at Mayo Clinic

My Breast Cancer Screening Journey Part 3: Stereotactic Core Needle Biopsy at Mayo Clinic
This blog post is the third in a series about my preventative breast cancer screening journey that began in July 2019. The first post is about my first mammogram ever and the second post is about my consultation at Mayo Clinic’s Breast Clinic. To keep tabs on new posts, sign up for the “A Daily Miracle” email list at this link. I posted about... Read more »
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My Breast Cancer Screening Journey (So Far)

My Breast Cancer Screening Journey (So Far)
To keep tabs on new posts, sign up for the “A Daily Miracle” email list at this link. I’m 30 years old. My mother was diagnosed with DCIS–an early form of breast cancer contained within a milk duct–at age 40. My maternal grandmother died of ovarian cancer at 50. My maternal great-grandmother passed away from breast... Read more »