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Judet Diaz
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  Around this time last year I started making my own soap. I was looking for some relief for eczema breakouts, which I suspect were a result of the Lupron shots I get every three months. The soap didn’t resolve my skin problems–they improved on their own…

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Last week, the American Cancer Society (ACS) changed its position on breast cancer screening  to recommend less mammograms and no clinical breast exams for women of average risk. As I read news articles and social media posts on the topic, my immediate…

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  It is October. Pumpkin spice lattes, fall decor, and breast cancer awareness are all around us. I didn’t realize how commercialized breast cancer is until I was diagnosed with the disease. Then I began paying close attention to all things breast cancer.…

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Last month, my husband gave me an Apple Watch for my birthday. He knows I love Apple anything and I would be delighted with their watch. However, I am a careful consumer even if I love the brand. I had actually been researching the watch since its…

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Part of being a good cancer patient involves following through with checkups and taking my medications regularly. I’ve spent the last four weeks doing just that, and for a moment I remembered what it was like to be in a doctor’s office at least weekly.…

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Sorry for reposting this!! I had some technical difficulties the first time around!

This summer, we drove up the Pacific Coast Highway to Monterey Bay and then met up with some family in Yosemite. Instead of putting pictures in an album, I created this photo story to record our memories and share with everyone. I hope you enjoy it!!

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In this post I go through the pros and cons of getting a port, I explain why I chose not to get one, and I show pictures of the effect it had on my veins. #breastcancer #port-a-cath #chemotherapy  
When I was diagnosed with breast cancer, I had to make a lot of quick decisions about unfamiliar things. One of these decisions was whether or not to get a port for chemotherapy treatment. Most of the women I’ve met on this journey opted for a port, but I…

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