Tag Archives: tamoxifen

the waiting is the hardest part

Here I sit waiting for my oncologist. Six years have passed and the waiting is still the hardest part. This is the first post I have ever done from the oncologist’s office. I hear the footsteps to and fro outside … Continue reading

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teva/actavis

Apparently (I think) it’s still the Teva generic…but it flipped me out to see a new manufacturer name with zero explanation from my CVS pharmacist. I had to go seek my own explanation: Teva Completes Acquisition of Actavis Generics Teva … Continue reading

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oh shut up, the cranky me chronicles

 I belong to one breast cancer group. Sometimes I can’t visit it online because there are posts that upset me. These are the posts of the people who just arbitrarily without a doctor’s approval or disapproval. Then there are the … Continue reading

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oh joy. (not)

Warning: I am going to whine and piss and moan and complain. If you can’t handle that, stop reading NOW. I am on a brief I-hate-Tamoxifen pity party of one. No, I am not going to stop taking it, I … Continue reading

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some days are better than others

Heavy sigh. Not having a good Monday.  Yes I have made all my appointments. But here I am in yet another week starting out feeling blue and useless and tired and constantly on the verge of tears. Sleep is also … Continue reading

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fight smart

 Okay I’m going to say something here which will undoubtedly ruffle feathers.  It has to do with tamoxifen and other breast cancer drugs, oncotype scores, and taking yourself off your meds….without discussing it with your care team. Do I … Continue reading

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moving forward….forging ahead….

  Yes, I turned these white pumpkins pink. No, I didn’t paint them, just messed with filters in my photo editing program. So my time as a push me pull you of breast cancer , health insurance, and medicine seems … Continue reading

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