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  Topic: hi again!
Marilyn

Replies: 2
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PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Fri Jul 11, 2008 4:37 pm   Subject: hi again!
Hi Linda - I just happened to log on today & there you were.
I'm doing just fine & waiting to find out if the new "Alloderm" is going to work for me to try yet again to have the bre ...
  Topic: Tram flap reconstruction
Marilyn

Replies: 18
Views: 29826

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Tue Jun 05, 2007 2:23 am   Subject: Tram flap reconstruction
To BernieV
I haven't been on this site for so long - & was very surprised when I got your message. In answer to your question - I did not go ahead with the tram flap - My surgeon advised me that ...
  Topic: Hey Marilyn - you back yet?
Marilyn

Replies: 2
Views: 7219

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Fri Nov 17, 2006 6:07 pm   Subject: Hey Marilyn - you back yet?
Hi again Linda
I'm back - got back last night - it was great - but now I have so much laundry to do !!!Hope all is well with you - write me & let me know your latest news.
Love & hugs,
Mari ...
  Topic: Hey Marilyn - you back yet?
Marilyn

Replies: 2
Views: 7219

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Sun Oct 29, 2006 3:12 pm   Subject: Hey Marilyn - you back yet?
Hi Linda - Haven't left for the cruise - tomorrow I fly to San Diego & will be there till Wednesday & then board the ship to Hawaii -
Yes - I have seen Dr. Rice - what a mess I'm in at the m ...
  Topic: Tram flap reconstruction
Marilyn

Replies: 18
Views: 29826

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Wed Oct 04, 2006 2:11 pm   Subject: Tram flap reconstruction
Hi once again Linda
We go to San Diego for a couple of days & then board the ship to Hawaii!!
Really looking forward to this holiday - what with all the stuff I've been through.
Please keep in ...
  Topic: Tram flap reconstruction
Marilyn

Replies: 18
Views: 29826

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Thu Sep 28, 2006 5:27 pm   Subject: Tram flap reconstruction
Hi to all who responded to my messages -
Linda - I would have gotten back to you & others - but I did not receive any messages back in my mail box - (wonder why??)I have looked at the info you s ...
  Topic: Tram flap reconstruction
Marilyn

Replies: 18
Views: 29826

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2006 3:00 pm   Subject: Tram flap reconstruction
Hi Linda - yes - it's been a very hard time for me - but life does go on - but I wish it could have gone on with me getting a new boob Very Happy Very Happy The tram flap - he would take it from my tummy - even thou ...
  Topic: Tram flap reconstruction
Marilyn

Replies: 18
Views: 29826

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Sat Sep 09, 2006 2:09 pm   Subject: Tram flap reconstruction
Hi to all - well after going through five surgeries trying to do breast reconstruction - it failed !! - it seems my skin from radiation would not heal properly so that procedure is out completely in ...
  Topic: Breast Reconstruction in Toronto
Marilyn

Replies: 6
Views: 12134

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Sat Sep 02, 2006 12:56 pm   Subject: Breast Reconstruction in Toronto
Hi Linda - well - it did not work - I was in surgery yesterday - having this latest implant & expander removed. My skin just will not heal - so I have to give up the idea of having reconstruciton. ...
  Topic: Breast Reconstruction in Toronto
Marilyn

Replies: 6
Views: 12134

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Fri Aug 18, 2006 12:53 pm   Subject: Breast Reconstruction in Toronto
Hi Linda - good advice for Bernie V -
I have had the latest surgery - last Friday - this is a completely new procedure - implant & expander all in one - so we are just waiting to see how the ski ...
  Topic: Breast Reconstruction in Toronto
Marilyn

Replies: 6
Views: 12134

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Thu Jul 06, 2006 8:57 pm   Subject: Breast Reconstruction in Toronto
Hi again Bernie V - don't know if you got my last message - it doesn't seem to be appearing in the place where I want it to go ????
Just let me know if you did get my last message which I sent after ...
  Topic: Breast Reconstruction in Toronto
Marilyn

Replies: 6
Views: 12134

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Sat Jun 24, 2006 11:35 pm   Subject: Breast Reconstruction in Toronto
Hi Bernie - just read your post & I have gone through what you are about to go through. I am still (unfortunately) still having problems as I had 5 weeks of radiation & the skin on the implant ...
  Topic: Hey Marilyn!
Marilyn

Replies: 4
Views: 9362

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Thu Jun 15, 2006 5:00 pm   Subject: Hey Marilyn!
Happy to see the site is up & running again.
I wanted to let everyone know that lo & behold I have to go through another surgery - this last one we thought was doing really well - & then ...
  Topic: Hey Marilyn!
Marilyn

Replies: 4
Views: 9362

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Sun Apr 30, 2006 12:47 am   Subject: Hey Marilyn!
Hi Linda - that is too bad that I missed you -
I haven't been near the site for so long - but I am happy to report that this implant is healing very well so far. I had the stitches removed last week ...
  Topic: Healing after breast reconstruction??
Marilyn

Replies: 20
Views: 32204

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Fri Mar 31, 2006 1:48 pm   Subject: Healing after breast reconstruction??
Hi Linda - well I had my pre op yesterday at the hospital - so I guess I'm already to go (you'd better believe it !!)On a new drug (Arimidex) which my body is trying to get use to.
Think I will put m ...
  Topic: Healing after breast reconstruction??
Marilyn

Replies: 20
Views: 32204

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Sun Mar 26, 2006 1:48 am   Subject: Healing after breast reconstruction??
Hi to all again -
Well my surgery is booked for April 11th - so that's not too far in the distance. I am really worried this time (I wasn''t the last) that it is going to look a bit strange, but I j ...
  Topic: Healing after breast reconstruction??
Marilyn

Replies: 20
Views: 32204

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2006 2:08 am   Subject: Healing after breast reconstruction??
Well - it seems the implant is showing - I was shocked to hear that bit of news - but didn't you say yours was through the skin as well Linda -Dr. Rice's main concern is me not getting any infection - ...
  Topic: Healing after breast reconstruction??
Marilyn

Replies: 20
Views: 32204

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Wed Mar 08, 2006 2:02 pm   Subject: Healing after breast reconstruction??
Thanks so much Linda - for that info - I don't think it makes me feel any better - but we shall see - I will know more tomorrow - I hope.
Thanks again,
Hugs,
Marilyn
  Topic: Healing after breast reconstruction??
Marilyn

Replies: 20
Views: 32204

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Tue Mar 07, 2006 2:35 pm   Subject: Healing after breast reconstruction??
Linda -
I have tried to research it also - it's where the original scar was after the mastectomy - the opening is about an inch - & is darker in colour - I only wish that he could just sew me up ...
  Topic: Healing after breast reconstruction??
Marilyn

Replies: 20
Views: 32204

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Tue Mar 07, 2006 1:29 am   Subject: Healing after breast reconstruction??
Hi again Linda - Have been out all day today - visiting my daughter & my grandkids - have to get my mind off of what lies ahead.
Dr. Rice feels the five weeks of radiation did make my skin paper ...
  Topic: Healing after breast reconstruction??
Marilyn

Replies: 20
Views: 32204

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Thu Mar 02, 2006 2:21 pm   Subject: Healing after breast reconstruction??
Hi to all -
Well - the news is not good for me - I have to go through another surgery & replace the implant - seems my skin is not healing very well at all.
I am so upset & frustrated by t ...
  Topic: Healing after breast reconstruction??
Marilyn

Replies: 20
Views: 32204

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Fri Feb 24, 2006 3:02 pm   Subject: Healing after breast reconstruction??
Hi Linda - nice to hear from you - I was worried as you didn't seem to be around.
Just ordered your double strand pin - have to do my bit to raise money for this horendous disease we women go through ...
  Topic: H-E-L-L-O?????
Marilyn

Replies: 6
Views: 12906

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Fri Feb 24, 2006 2:38 am   Subject: H-E-L-L-O?????
Hi Linda - I have been thinking of you - & wondering why you haven't been posting lately.
Hope you make the right decision about the surgery - but I think you know what's best.
wishing you much ...
  Topic: Healing after breast reconstruction??
Marilyn

Replies: 20
Views: 32204

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Fri Feb 24, 2006 2:34 am   Subject: Healing after breast reconstruction??
Hi to everyone - I'ts me again (Marilyn) & I just want to know if anyone else has had the problem of the incision coming together & healing. I had my surgery on Dec. 21st & I'm still havin ...
  Topic: At last I have my new boobs!!!!
Marilyn

Replies: 8
Views: 14457

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2006 3:37 pm   Subject: At last I have my new boobs!!!!
Hi again Linda - I'm so happy everything worked out well with Dr. Rice.
I knew you would like him - everybody does - even the nurses at the hospital were telling me what a great guy he is!!
So sorry ...
  Topic: At last I have my new boobs!!!!
Marilyn

Replies: 8
Views: 14457

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Sun Jan 01, 2006 5:46 pm   Subject: Thanks for the replies!!
Hi to all again Very Happy Still feeling a bit sore - but I can tell you it's well worth it.
Thanks again for the replies back - but where are you Linda??
Still haven't heard back as to how your appt. wit ...
  Topic: At last I have my new boobs!!!!
Marilyn

Replies: 8
Views: 14457

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2005 11:39 pm   Subject: At last I have my new boobs!!!!
Hi to all - just wanted to let everyone know that I was operated on today at noon & by three o'clock was back home having coffee & toast.
Feel a bit uncomfortable - but I have tylenol 3 & ...
  Topic: Had my last fill - Yipeeeeeeeeeeeee
Marilyn

Replies: 8
Views: 13667

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Wed Oct 19, 2005 11:33 am   Subject: Had my last fill - Yipeeeeeeeeeeeee
Yes - the surgery is on Dec. 21st !!!! my Xmas present.
The size I'm not sure - but it will be a bit bigger than what I started out with. (at least I hope so)
Will keep you posted.
Marilyn Smile
  Topic: Had my last fill - Yipeeeeeeeeeeeee
Marilyn

Replies: 8
Views: 13667

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Sun Oct 09, 2005 5:15 pm   Subject: Had my last fill - Yipeeeeeeeeeeeee
I see my Doctor next Tuesday where he will be measuring me & also deciding what size to order the implants in !!!
Will keep you posted as to what is happening.
Thanks for the encouragement - it ...
  Topic: Had my last fill - Yipeeeeeeeeeeeee
Marilyn

Replies: 8
Views: 13667

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Thu Sep 08, 2005 2:48 pm   Subject: Had my last fill - Yipeeeeeeeeeeeee
Thanks for the replies back - yes - I am glad that parts over with - but I just wish I didn't have to wait for the next procedure.
I'm wondering how everyone came to the decision of what size???- I h ...
  Topic: Had my last fill - Yipeeeeeeeeeeeee
Marilyn

Replies: 8
Views: 13667

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Wed Sep 07, 2005 9:03 pm   Subject: Had my last fill - Yipeeeeeeeeeeeee
Hi to all - well that's it for the filling of the expander. I see my Doctor in two weeks to be measured for the size of the implants.
They have to be ordered - & I was so surprised to hear that t ...
  Topic: Yet - Another update!!
Marilyn

Replies: 3
Views: 8047

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Fri Aug 26, 2005 12:19 am   Subject: Yet - Another update!!
Hi Terri - thanks for the reply back -
Just want to wish you a great holiday & rest.
Will talk again when you return.
Marilyn Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy
  Topic: Yet - Another update!!
Marilyn

Replies: 3
Views: 8047

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Tue Aug 23, 2005 9:28 pm   Subject: Yet - Another update!!
Hi to all once again - had my fourth fill today - & was told in two weeks I will have my last fill. Yipeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!!But I was so dissapointed to hear that he wants to wait until afte ...
  Topic: Another update - third fill !!!
Marilyn

Replies: 6
Views: 11968

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Wed Aug 10, 2005 12:27 pm   Subject: Another update - third fill !!!
Thanks to all for the positive feedback - I will drop your Mom later on today ashlee - right now - I have to go and have a root canal (Ugh!!!!!)
No terri - they haven't booked a surgery date as yet - ...
  Topic: Another update - third fill !!!
Marilyn

Replies: 6
Views: 11968

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Tue Aug 09, 2005 3:57 pm   Subject: Another update - third fill !!!
Hi to all - had my third fill today - 60CC - so it's starting to take shape a bit. Having no problem with feeling the skin tight - so I guess I'm lucky as far as that goes. We are not sure how many mo ...
  Topic: Update: - Had my second fill!!
Marilyn

Replies: 7
Views: 12692

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Sat Aug 06, 2005 3:36 pm   Subject: Update: - Had my second fill!!
Hi again Terri
Thanks so much for the info you provided - it gives me some questions I will ask my PS on Tuesday. I really appreciate the time you take to answer my concerns -
Will let you know how ...
  Topic: Update: - Had my second fill!!
Marilyn

Replies: 7
Views: 12692

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Fri Aug 05, 2005 11:52 am   Subject: Update: - Had my second fill!!
Hi Ashlee: I have been thinking about your Mother - has she seen someone yet??? I will drop her a line.
Thanks for the encouragement -
will keep all posted.
Marilyn
  Topic: Update: - Had my second fill!!
Marilyn

Replies: 7
Views: 12692

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Fri Aug 05, 2005 1:23 am   Subject: Update: - Had my second fill!!
Hi Terri - I was beginning to wonder if everybody had left town. I felt so deserted in my happiness of having this procedure done.Yes - I would imagine buying pretty bras that you can fit into must be ...
  Topic: Update: - Had my second fill!!
Marilyn

Replies: 7
Views: 12692

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Wed Jul 27, 2005 1:35 pm   Subject: Update: - Had my second fill!!
Hi to all - had my second fill yesterday. 40cc's & no problems or discomfort in any way.
My PS - said that maybe three more fills & he will schedule surgery - Wheeeeeeeeeeeee!!!! Oh happy da ...
  Topic: My first fill
Marilyn

Replies: 17
Views: 25165

PostForum: Breast cancer/reconstruction support section   Posted: Sun Jul 10, 2005 10:48 pm   Subject: My first fill
Hi again Terri - I am so happy that you are pleased with the outcome.
No doubt I will have the same problem - having no boob on one side.
But it must feel so wonderful - to have a curvy shape -
Di ...
 
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