Literally. My breast has turned a pretty shade of pink from the radiation. The area near my lymph node incision, though, has turned maroon and burns like a son of a bitch. Yes, that much.
I rolled through radiation treatments and thought I got off scott free with nothing more than a little fatigue. The burn hit at the end of treatments, once I was done seeing the therapists each day. I thought it would go away in a couple of days but, boy, was I wrong. After a visit to the doctor, a phone consultation with the nurse, and a couple of trips to the pharmacy, I am on some new meds and using cream to help fix things up. There's been no change yet, but I am optimistic.
We're also back where we were right after surgery - I can't get dressed or undressed by myself anymore. Jaaaaaaaaason, come help me... I hope he's not tired of me yet.