Good News Today: We’re Clear After Second Mammo

We were thinking positive thoughts, but it was with some trepidation that we went to get a diagnostic 3D mammogram on Friday.

As we blogged earlier this week, we had our annual mammogram two days after Christmas and shortly thereafter got a letter saying we had to come back to have some abnormalities checked out.

At our appointment today the second technician seemed to hint that if the 3D mammo looked OK to the radiologist we’d be off the hook. After it was finished, we were told to wait a bit.

The tech came out and said we had to get the ultrasound, which scared the hell out of us. After it was done, that tech asked us to wait in the exam room so she could show it to the radiologist.

We nervously waited again. When she came back in, she said everything had checked out and that they would see us next year for our annual mammogram.

We felt like doing cartwheels out of the office.

For those we know with breast cancer, and we know several with it, keep fighting the good fight. Every day, our prayers are with you.

And that goes for those we don’t know, such as Jewelry Television host Dawn Tesh, who was recently diagnosed with breast cancer.

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12 Responses to “Good News Today: We’re Clear After Second Mammo”

  1. StefF Says:

    always good news! great!

  2. Joan B. Says:

    Linda, that’s the best news you could get, and all of us reading your blog are happy for you too !!

  3. Buttondeb Says:

    God to hear! You’ve been in my thoughts…I’ve had a few of those “call backs” and they are pretty scary. Hope you are celebrating!

  4. Diane Warga-Arias Says:

    Great news…Congratulations with warm wishes for a healthy & happy 2014!

  5. carolyn simpson Says:

    i bet the sky looks bluer, the coffee tastes better and all the things in life that we take for granted seem more special.

  6. homeshoppingista Says:

    It’s true

  7. Kim Says:

    Whew! So happy for you. I just had my FIRST mammo years after I should have had it (for many reasons)–was scared out of my wits. But my tech could NOT have been sweeter and reassuring, and–YAY–we were OK. Happy New Year to you!

  8. Kristen G. Says:

    Great news–you had lots of us pulling for you! Thanks for letting us know.

  9. Susan Says:

    Great news Linda…..!!!!
    I always enjoy reading your blog

  10. Queen Celeste Says:

    Hooray! The best possible news. I’m so relieved and happy for you!

  11. donna w Says:

    god bless… went thru and surgery 4 times but god watches… and we/family and i have sent u a special prayer

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