July 8th, 2022 | Season 1 | 27 mins 9 secs
anniversary, foot pain, neuropathy, pre-op
On the eve of the final reconstructive surgery, which coincides with the 1-year anniversary of her mastectomy, Kristen reflects on how far she’s come and how many things are different from what she expected.
June 23rd, 2022 | Season 1 | 18 mins 35 secs
breast reconstruction, hormone blockers, neuropathy
Six weeks after the (evil) expanders are out and new 700cc “porn-star-sized” breast implants are in, Kristen shares what it feels like to be on the other side of the painfully long process of stretching her skin to make room for the permanent replacements.
April 8th, 2022 | Season 1 | 34 mins 6 secs
chemo brain, hormone blockers, neuropathy, zometa
Nobody told Kristen just how horrible the side effects from the hormone blockers would be. The neuropathy in her feet causes her to walk like an old woman and she struggles with simple, everyday movement like standing up from the couch or walking up stairs. But you know Kristen. She's not giving up without a fight.
November 4th, 2021 | Season 1 | 18 mins 35 secs
anxiety, chemotherapy, flushing the port, mri, neuropathy, oncology, tumor
After 11 long weeks of chemotherapy we’re at the clinic to see Dr. Ali, the oncologist. Kristen is hopeful because she can see her tumor and it appears on the surface like it’s getting smaller. But the only true measure of whether the tumor has grown is the MRI, and Dr. Ali delivers the news