Roberta's Journey
Roberta's Journey
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Roberta's Journey

On July 14 I was told that my breast cancer has returned. On July 24 I was told surgery needs to wait the tumor is to big chemo needs to happen first. On August 3, I got a Pet Scan to make sure the cancer hasn't spread. Friday I will got my port so they can give me the chemo. Tuesday August 8th I received my first dose of chemo. Last chemo treatment was on November 14. My doctors made the decision to only do the single mastectomy at that time because they were unsure if I would need radiation. Unfortunately, 2 of the 6 lymph nodes they took came back cancerous and there was still some cancer left in my tumor. I will start...

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February 02nd, 2018

Update:As I lay here snuggled up next to my baby girl my mind will not shut off. I was told...

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Roberta Pennington on February 02nd, 2018

Update:
As I lay here snuggled up next to my baby girl my mind will not shut off. I was told yesterday that I will have to have radiation twice a day for 5 weeks. Sometimes I feel like I go 1 step forward to only go be pushed back 2 steps. I will be honest all of you see me as this strong person but I didn't feel strong yesterday I felt let down again. I have always chosen to be strong and fight but a bit of my fight left me. I can't wait for it to be all over. Unfortunately it won't be for another year. Be damn sure I have a huge party when it is done. #cancersucks #igotthis

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Team Lifextraordinary on January 30th, 2018

Thank you for sharing your story of courage and strength on Lifextraordinay. We are honored!

RH

Robert Hunt on January 30th, 2018

Thank you for sharing your brave story. We would look forward to following your courageous battle.

RP

Roberta Pennington on January 30th, 2018

Thank you!!

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