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The following Blog entries are tips and tricks for dealing with side effects as a breast cancer patient, Please be advised everyone has different medical needs. Before doing anything please consult your doctor prior to trying anything new.


Nothing Like Warm and Comfy Socks

By Nacole Ali for Pink Notes During or shortly after chemo you may experience peripheral nephropathy; a nerve disorder that can cause weakness, numbness, tingling, and pain, in your feet and or hands. It is a common chemotherapy side effect. Walking barefoot around the house may be uncomfortable, so invest in soft socks with grip on the bottom to avoid slipping. When your friends ask you what you want or need - say comfy socks. Even if you don't have to have chemo and you don

No Underwire

By Nacole Ali for Pink Notes If you have to breast surgery, following your surgery more than likely your doctor will advise against wearing any bra with underwire. There are special bras that are designed to help with discomfort. Word to the wise, depending on the type of surgery, you may want to get a few front closure bras as your range of motion may not be what it was prior to surgery at least for a few weeks. Try not to get bras that stop right under the breast but a litt