Recovered after Breast Cancer-medically induced menapause
In April 2018, I was diagnosed with Breast Cancer, had Mastectomy- one breast removed 7.5 cm Tumour, then Auxillary clearance, port inserted, 6 months of Chemo and 15 Rounds of Radiation, on Tomoxifen. All good, thank God now.
I was 46 at the time and after the first round of Chemo, I was put straight into Menapause. I actually was having a period when they did the first AC round. That was it and I was put straight into menopause. I had unbelievable hot flushes, night sweats. I started putting on weight and I cannot loose it. I tried going back to weight watchers but not a stir...it's like my body has shut down and I can't get it going again. It's so frustrating. Has anyone else has this experience and were you able to find a way to get the pounds down. I always was able to do that with weightwatchers ( more so than Slimming World).
I have to say that the 2 issues are the hot flushes still....and weight gain. As you know, we can't take anything with Estrogen to help. Is there a way?! Help.