“…. Altogether I’ve got about two weeks off before the next treatment chapter starts. In that time, I’ve got a stack of things to get through. Firstly it’s these two days away, then a heart scan to check that not only do I have one, but it’s working well enought to cope with chemo. Then I have to make an appointment to see a speicalist mastectomy bra fitter to buy a bra, before making a further appointment to meet with the department who will organise a proper breast prosthesis.  I will have a silicone weighted one that fits inside a pocket in the bra. It’s made so that if ever I get the energy again to run for a bus, both sides will wiggle the same way. Then I’ll have to see a dentist because one of the side effects of chemo can be an incredibly sore mouth, so any potential dental issues are best dealt with beforehand. I’m also going to meet with the NHS hairdresser (who would ever have thought there would be such a thing!) who needs to meet me before my hair starts falling out so she can help me choose an appropriate wig – maybe this is my last ever chance to have long, flowing, straw-blonde hair, eh? That would get me noticed, but probably not in a good way! ….”

Read the full Blog: http://yvonnenewbold.blogspot.com/2012/08/wigs-and-bras-and-silicone-tits.html

 

This is Charlene’s little Pink Bike…an 1986 ATC70 with 88cc kit for around camp :)

Pink Bike atc70 breast cancer