But You Don’t Look Sick is a comment I heard so many times while going through breast cancer treatment. The thing is, I was sick! Even when the chemo is over, and your hair grows back, there are more treatments! So let's talk about what living after a breast cancer diagnosis looks like!
Episode 19-Angelique L'Amour author of Chemo Cupcakes and Carpools
Episode 19 marks the end of Season 1. I am so happy to have New York Times Bestselling Author, Angelique L'Amour on the podcast. A breast cancer survivor and mother, she turned her experience into a helpful guide for other parents battling cancer with her book Chemo Cupcakes and Carpools. She also has a blog that documents her breast cancer journey, and she is here to share her insights, positivity, and humor.
Episode 18-How to talk to your doctor
In the beginning of your diagnosis you may feel like you see your doctor's more than you see your family! Being able to have open communication with them, all of them, is so important. In this episode I talk about how to create a relationship with your team of doctors that allows you to have your needs met above all else. Your mental clarity about the situation is just as important as your overall physical health!
Episode 17-One year after chemo
January 8th will always be a day to celebrate from now on in my life. It is the day that I finished my 6th round of TCHP. The day I finished chemo and got to ring that bell. But no one really tells you how to live life after treatment. How to manage the anxiety that comes with not being monitored by your doctor's on a weekly basis. This is how I feel one year later.
Episode 16-Creative outlets through cancer
Happy New year! For my first podcast of 2019 I wanted to jump off with how to find creative outlets during cancer treatment. I truly feel like this is so important, to be able to channel your energy into something else and have things to look forward to and occupy your mind. In the episode I talk about using my blog as a way to document my cancer treatment and connect with other women. Also how journaling helped me to start this podcast, my styling business, and a clean beauty store Paris Laundry.
Episode 15-Managing your thoughts and feelings with breast cancer and the holidays.
The holidays, a time to celebrate, spend time with family, make memories, and soak in those traditions. But what if you are getting chemo during the holiday season? What if you just had surgery and cannot physically move your arms in the direction of wrapping paper? The holidays can be overwhelming and stressful, but that is life with cancer every day so how do you mix the two? Here is my advice.
Episode 14-Am I crazy?Nope, it's hormone therapy
This episode I share my experience with starting hormone therapy. The fact that I really didn't know too much hormone therapy, the drugs, what they did, how long I would be on them, and the frequency. So much is out of your control, from the mood swings to the bone pain, and just your mental state of trying to hold it all together. So here is a glimpse into the crazy world of hormones!
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Epidode 10 had me choked up. I could understand everything you stated as I have gone through a double mastectomy. All I can say it’s thank you. I’m looking forward to listening to more!!
I started following Kelsey on Instagram shortly after my own breast cancer diagnosis. As I frantically searched and followed anything with #breastcancer, I came across her and that find was one of the most helpful pieces of my breast cancer journey. She is so open and honest and informative about her diagnosis and treatment! This road can be a lonely one, no matter how much support you have, but having someone in your circle who’s been there is so empowering. Thank you for being that person, Kelsey. If you or someone you know has been diagnosed, listen to this podcast. It will make you more prepared for the journey and a better support for anyone who needs it.
I am a medical student and I can highly recommend this podcast for all those struggling with breast cancer, cancer in general, those interested in breast cancer, and students and clinicians who would like to better understand the feelings, perspectives, and stories of the people they serve. Give it a listen!!