But You Don’t Look Sick

But You Don’t Look Sick

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But You Don’t Look Sick is a comment I heard so many times while going through breast cancer treatment. The thing is, I was sick! Even when the chemo is over, and your​ hair grows back, there are more treatments! So let’s talk about what living after a breast cancer diagnosis looks like!


19-Angelique L’Amour author of Chemo Cupcakes and Carpools
Jan 24, 2019 • 78 min
Episode 19 marks the end of Season 1. I am so happy to have New York Times Bestselling Author, Angelique L’Amour on the podcast. A breast cancer survivor and mother, she turned her experience into a helpful guide for other parents battling cancer with her…
18-How to talk to your doctor
Jan 17, 2019 • 30 min
In the beginning of your diagnosis you may feel like you see your doctor’s more than you see your family! Being able to have open communication with them, all of them, is so important. In this episode I talk about how to create a relationship with your…
17-One year after chemo
Jan 10, 2019 • 42 min
January 8th will always be a day to celebrate from now on in my life. It is the day that I finished my 6th round of TCHP. The day I finished chemo and got to ring that bell. But no one really tells you how to live life after treatment. How to manage the…
16-Creative outlets through cancer
Jan 3, 2019 • 45 min
Happy New year! For my first podcast of 2019 I wanted to jump off with how to find creative outlets during cancer treatment. I truly feel like this is so important, to be able to channel your energy into something else and have things to look forward to…
15-Managing your thoughts and feelings with breast cancer and the holidays.
Dec 20, 2018 • 27 min
The holidays, a time to celebrate, spend time with family, make memories, and soak in those traditions. But what if you are getting chemo during the holiday season? What if you just had surgery and cannot physically move your arms in the direction of…
14-Am I crazy?Nope, it’s hormone therapy
Dec 13, 2018 • 40 min
This episode I share my experience with starting hormone therapy. The fact that I really didn’t know too much hormone therapy, the drugs, what they did, how long I would be on them, and the frequency. So much is out of your control, from the mood swings…
13- A solo fighter, Emily comes on to share her story!
Dec 6, 2018 • 54 min
This episode fellow breast cancer fighter, Emily comes on to share her story. It is amazing to hear how she tackled her diagnosis. She contacted me on Instagram and told me that she appreciated the But You Don’t Look Sick podcast but that she couldn’t​…
12-Radiation and Exchange Surgery
Nov 29, 2018 • 40 min
This episode I go all in with the details of radiation. Things I did to prep my skin, products I used, and what it is like to go through treatment. I also talk about going in for my exchange surgery, that ended up happening a lot sooner than I…
11-Bilateral Mastectomy, the surgery and recovery
Nov 15, 2018 • 56 min
Finally, it was time for the big surgery, my bilateral mastectomy. In this episode, I am talking about the preparation for surgery, the ins and, outs of surgery itself, and recovery. I also go into detail about the next steps after there was residue…
10-The emotions behind a double mastectomy
Nov 8, 2018 • 41 min
This is a tough episode! Going back to the months leading up to my double mastectomy. I knew from the moment I had my first biopsy that if it was cancer, I wanted a bilateral mastectomy. I didn’t know all the ins and outs of the surgery, but I knew in my…
9-My last three rounds of TCHP
Nov 1, 2018 • 40 min
In this episode, I am talking about my last three rounds of chemo. Just when I thought I had experienced the worst of my side effects, I was thrown for a loop. I feel like my last three rounds of chemo really tested me mentally and physically. As a…
8-A true warrior
Oct 25, 2018 • 72 min
Episode 8 features guest Kim Angell, a breast cancer warrior. I first found Kim’s blog when I was newly diagnosed and searching for women my age fighting breast cancer. I quickly followed her on Instagram, and have connected with her on so many levels.…
7-Inflammatory Breast Cancer Survivor Lindsey
Oct 11, 2018 • 50 min
Inflammatory Breast Cancer, have you heard of it? Do you know what to look for? I had never heard of IBC in the grand scheme of getting diagnosed. I met Lindsey and she shared her story with me and I realized how much I didn’t know about IBC. I figured if…
6-Talking with thriver Rach DiMare
Oct 4, 2018 • 79 min
Kicking off breast cancer awareness month with real women behind the color pink! Rach DiMare from the blog RD’S Obsessions shares her journey from being diagnosed to life after treatment. Rach is one of the first women I connected with after my diagnosis,…
5-Getting rid of the negative to make room for the positive.
Sep 27, 2018 • 42 min
The first couple of months of treatment were a slightly dark time for me. I didn’t know how to feel about my physical changes, I didn’t know how to act, and I didn’t know how to process everything that was going on. What I did know was that I didn’t need…
4-How to ask and receive help through treatment
Sep 20, 2018 • 25 min
This episode really dives into the need for help throughout cancer treatment, not just physically but mentally. I had such a hard time asking for help, and then there was guilt associated with accepting help. I learned so many things going through this…
3- A sit-down with a caregiver
Sep 13, 2018 • 40 min
This episode I wanted to bring in my husband as he was a huge part of my cancer treatment. He was my caregiver day in and day out. Caregivers are not talked about or given the support that they need, in my opinion, so Chris is here to give some advice and…
2-Starting Chemo
Sep 6, 2018 • 33 min
This episode I detail that first meeting with my oncologist before starting chemotherapy, the advice he gave me, and my initial feelings. I will also talk about that first round of chemo and how my body reacted to it, along with how we told our children,…
1-Being Diagnosed With Breast Cancer
Aug 30, 2018 • 22 min
The first official episode of, But You Don’t Look Sick! This episode is also launching exactly one year after I was diagnosed with breast cancer. This episode tells you how I found my lump, the months it took me to be diagnosed, and the feelings I had…
Trailer
Aug 22, 2018 • 1 min
But You Don’t Look Sick is a podcast about breast cancer, or rather the mindset behind beating cancer. The lowest lows, yet the high highs that come with fighting cancer. You will hear from Kelsey herself, caregivers, thrivers and survivors, and many…