Friday, 5 February 2010

Liver Spots

I thought liver spots were those brown marks old people get on the backs of their hands. A CT scan yesterday revealed spots on my liver. Not good news apparently. According to the report the lymph nodes in my groin are also enlarged but the Dr did not mention this. Good news is that there is no sign of cancer in my lungs or brain. Possibly something sinister hanging out near my left kidney but other organs look good.

The breast surgeon has been awesome. Since the diagnosis I have spoken to her or her secretary every day. She has organised an absolute barrage of tests for this week and even an appointment with one of the Melanoma experts at the local cancer hospital for today. So hopefully they will move just as quickly and aggressively with treatment.

On a much lighter note.... Kayla had her half birthday yesterday. She is just so happy and gorgeous and is loving spending all this extra time with Grandma and Grandpa.


AussieJenn said...

HUGS to you
you are in my thoughts

and a big "Happy Half Birthday Kayla"

OHN said...

I bet grandma and grandpa are loving it too :)

I hope all the testing and treatments zoom by and all is clear very soon.

Soapchick said...

Hoping for a concrete plan very soon to attack the monster and rid your body of it.

edenland said...

I kind of can't believe this. I hope you are holding up ok, geez I fricken hate cancer.

Happy 6 months to that precious baby, wow.

Thinking of you heaps, hoping the tests and treatment get started soon. Treatments these days are just so bloody amazing.


SassyCupcakes said...

I'm so glad your doctors are acting so quickly. I'm thinking of you.

aHappy 1/2 birthday Kayla!

Stacie said...

Hoping they figure out what they need to do to knock this shit out of your body. Much love, my dear. Hugs.

Anonymous said...

no way.............. ah, jeez cancer sucks BIG DONKEYS BALLS. Again, I am so sorry.


Vee said...

I hope the testing is all uneventful and you get results quickly. I know how hard the waiting can be. All the best with them.

Happy Half Birthday Kayla!

Mrs M@sk said...

Oh shit. Your team of doctors sounds awesome though. Fuck.

Thinking of you xo

Sue said...

Keep us posted on your tests and treatment plan.

Happy half birthday Kayla!

Portia P said...

I'm so sorry.

I've been lurking along with you for ages now. Your news has forced me out of my corner.

A huge hug to you and I hope they manage to sort this out fast.

Happy 6 months to Kayla.


Hua said...

I am so sorry to hear about this. My thoughts are with you.

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heather said...

Oh wow - so awful, and I am so sorry. If it is at all helpful - my anecdotal story for you is my mother - diagnosed with melanoma at 39 (and it was in a/some nodes) - they cut it out, and it later reappeared in another spot a few years later . .. they cut that out, and she is since skin-cancer free at 61 years old. Best, best of luck.

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