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Another Birthday!

Clair19
Clair19

I pray all of you are having a great week so far. I had another Birthday and this year I welcomed it with open arms. My pharmacist called and sang me Happy Birthday! I had a great lunch with friends and one shot of Tequila, it was freezing in there. I’m on my week off my Ibrance so I said why not. I did get a small buzz 🤗 Was not driving. I hope everyone is doing good. If your having a Birthday have a great day.💗💕

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Happy Birthday! 🎂Glad u got a buzz. Here’s to a fabulous year

Happy birthday. Hope you have a great year.

Clair19
Clair19 in reply to Pattie1951

Thanks so much, I will, you too.

Kmzk
Kmzk in reply to Clair19

Happy Birthday! Enjoy your year. 🦋

Happy birthday! Are we not supposed to drink while on Ibrance? My oncologist told me a glass of wine won't hurt. I do have one occasionally :)

Clair19
Clair19 in reply to Bluebird77

Oh just me, I get dehydrated easily. No I think it’s fine to have a drink, beer or wine. I love tequila and I use a little salt with my shot 😜.Enjoy your wine.

Bluebird77
Bluebird77 in reply to Clair19

I get dehydrated easily as well! At my last appointment my oncologist said my blood pressure was low, due to dehydration. I've been drinking a lot of more water since then. My sister got me a "smart" water bottle that reminds me to drink and keeps track through an app of my goal. I love it and it's really helping me drink enough water!

Clair19
Clair19 in reply to Bluebird77

How cool is that! Yeah I drink unsweetened tea on ice. I know I should drink water but I still got dehydrated when I did. You can buy all sorts of packs to put in your water. It’s green tea with or without caffeine. I know clean water is better but I drink more this way. I’m just 5 weeks out of my strong chemo, so I’m getting better and stronger. Good luck!!

Bluebird77
Bluebird77 in reply to Clair19

Thank you, good luck to you to!

SeattleMom
SeattleMom in reply to Clair19

I had a margarita last night in a late "birthday dinner" celebration hosted by my sweet son. Yummmmmm!! :)

Clair19
Clair19 in reply to SeattleMom

I love margaritas! Favorite drink 🍸. Have one for me..🙃

SeattleMom
SeattleMom in reply to Clair19

LOL!

Barb5
Barb5 in reply to Bluebird77

If I go out with friends I will have a couple of 🍹 drinks. I don’t go out a lot but I’m not giving up everything have to enjoy life😊💃

Our diagnosis gives a whole new perspective to birthdays. We should celebrate every birthday with excitement and hope!! Have a drink!!

Clair19
Clair19 in reply to Susan1953

How right you are. Last year I was like oh no not so fast and go away Birthday. But I seemed to not be bothered one bit, still fibbing about my age.😁

Happy Birthday to fabulous you! So happy you shared your lovely day - very uplifting for us all! ❤️

Happiest of birthdays to you and many,

many more! 🎂❤️🙏💐

Happy birthday and many more to come!

Happy birthday Clair! So glad you had a great day!

I turn 50 this summer and i am one of the few who will be happy to turn 50! I have fought bc since i was 30 and told when i was 32 to "get my things in order". I have been mbc since 2013 and doing well!

PJBinMI
PJBinMI in reply to MissyAnn68

It's wonderful to read your note--so often younger women have more aggressive cancers that we older women, so damn unfair, and it is heartening to hear how well you have done. One of my close friends went to Europe to celebrate her 50th birthday--she said being around so much history and really old buildings helped her put 50 into perspective! lol I thought that was a great idea! I hope you get to do something wonderful to celebrate.

MissyAnn68
MissyAnn68 in reply to PJBinMI

Thank you! We are going to Maui!!!!

PJBinMI
PJBinMI in reply to MissyAnn68

A friend of mine is a travel agent and Maui is her favorite place to vacation! Have a great time!

Clair19
Clair19 in reply to MissyAnn68

Good for you I lived on Guam and never wanted to come back state side. I know you will have a great time! Enjoy 😊

Clair19
Clair19 in reply to MissyAnn68

Wow congrats to you! I know that sounds weird but you are so strong. You where very young like my Mom. I was older at stage 2 . Found out last summer so a new experience for me. I’m glad you’re doing so well hope for us all. Thanks for your feedback made me feel better..

good for you!!!

Happy Birthday and many more. I love this site, I feel like I have so many friends that know how I feel. We do understand what each of us is going thru. When my kids ask how I feel I always I'm good.. But here I can say if I am having a bad day.

Clair19
Clair19 in reply to Jerseygirl45

Thanks my new friend for that. It was a great week. 🍸😃 In moderation of course.

Happy (slightly belated) Birthday! I hope this will be a great year and that you will celebrate many more. I didn't drink alcohol at all for about the first year and a half or two of living with mbc, but then I realized that I was really missing a nice glass of wine with pasta or a beer with burritos, and I've gone back to having an occasional drink, almost always with a meal and one year I asked for bottles of champagne for my birthday! lol

Clair19
Clair19 in reply to PJBinMI

You are like me love my Miller lite with Mexican food. I like Tequila so I’m careful. But I always eat with it.

Happy Birthday!!!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, CLAIR! I had a happy, happy birthday this past Sunday, so we are both Taurus and both bull-headed toward cancer!! XO

Clair19
Clair19 in reply to SeattleMom

Hey just saw this Happy belated birthday 🎂! Yes a bull all the way. Sorry I just found this I was bummed out about Ibrance. I’m feeling better. Thanks for Birthday wishes 😁

Happy -Happy Birthday, and may God grant you and, all of our sisters many more birthdays.

Every milestone that we are living laughing and loving life with our loved ones is a blessing.

The over-comers/warriors on this site I consider you all to be my extended family of sisters.

C-E-L-E-B-R-R-A-T-E, Dance Sing, and shout it out H-a-p-p-y B-i-r-t-h-d-a-y sister/warrior XoXoXoXo

Happy Birthday 🎉 It’s so much more of a celebration now wishing you many many more🎈

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Hope you had a wonderful day and that the year ahead will give you loads of positivity and smiles

Belated Happy Birthday, Clair19! Certainly something to celebrate! You share a birthday with a dear friend of mine, a fellow "taurus", which, if you choose to put any stock in astrology, means that your life -- and cancer -- progresses slowly and you have a natural hardiness against disease! At least this is what my astrologer (this is an anonymous website, right?) told me...that my taurus moon indicated that I would not succumb quickly! :)

Also, I'm glad to hear that alcohol is okay during treatment...My doc in TX indicated same..."go ahead and drink wine!", and so my treatment, now that I think about it, is Ibrance + Letrezole + Prosecco (I'm a lightweight these days!)..."Cheers" to you...maybe I'll pour a small glass in recognition! :)

Well that’s true, mine is considered slow growing. Heck it stayed hidden for 17 years. So I guess I’m lucky because some go straight to mbc. I’m older so maybe hormones are sleeping.😊. Thanks for your wonderful message picked me up..

Happy Happy Birthday! My daughter was diagnosed with inflammatory breast ca stage IV 3 years ago this week at 37, we celebrated her 40th in Dec. We just came back from Hawaii. She’s living her life!

I hope you are/ can enjoy your life too and have many more birthdays to come.

Clair19
Clair19 in reply to jenwren57

I’m so glad to hear your daughter is doing good and living life. Inflammatory I know is very aggressive so she is getting great treatment, and prayers. For some reason the younger ones get the most aggressive. I had a cousin 35 when she passed away. My Mom was 30 but lived 25 years with Her2 positive where I’m negative. I wish you and your family nothing but good things to come. I’m way older I had 17 years before it came back to mbc. But I figure with any extra time at my age I’m good! Please keep me posted. Leslie Clair

Happy Belated! Sounds like it was a lot of fun😊 glad you celebrated!

Clair19
Clair19 in reply to Heath3

Thanks!

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