Tuesday, 11 August 2015

Five days post surgery

All I can say is this, when you are told to just rest. Resting is boring. But I need it. Sometimes we all need to take a step back and make ourselves have some epic relaxation time.

On the 6th of August 2015 I had my first ever operation. It was four and half hours long. I woke up with a new scar, a drain coming out of me and a slightly smaller, but not that ugly left boob. I was able to have some breast recon after my lump was removed.

If some way, shape or form this operation has saved my life. I find out next week if I will need another operation, if I will need chemo and if there where any other cancerous cells found around the lump. But for now, I cant help but let myself think that right now, this could be the worst it gets. If it does get worse, if I get news that my prognosis has changed and that I will need more treatment, I will find a way to deal with it. But, for now that is a hurdle i'll have to jump come Monday. For now, I am resting and giving myself time to heal.

I have been watching back to back episodes of Happy Endings!- LOVE IT
Calling my besties,
Taking naps
Reading lots of magazines
And just,


Accepting that this has happened. Accepting that it is shit. Accepting that yes, I am scared. But I have also accepted that I am now in need of creating a new normal. Liz 2.0 is currently under construction.

Accepting change is the only way that I will be able to move forward. I have a feeling Liz 2.0 is going to kick some serious ass! 


  1. Wishing you a speedy recovery and sending you love x

  2. I've been reading all your posts on this but not commented as I don't really know what to say. I know we don't really know eachother but please know that I am sending you all my love and positive thoughts. Xx

  3. Sending you my love and hugs xx

  4. This is the first time that I've found your blog (which is lovely), but just wanted to wish you a really speedy recovery. x