Hello, hello! Did anyone think I’d blog in 2018? It has been while! A lot of life has happened since I last blogged in March of 2017. Here’s a little crash course in all things Burkey… I quit my job, started homeschooling our kiddos, Tim quit his jobs, he started his own business, we bought … Continue reading Fast Forward
This morning I will find out if I have cancer. Last Friday I had my first CT scan post treatment. It was the first CT scan of my chest since September of 2016. Thank you for all your prayers and love. This will be my new normal. Typically after treatment patients will have scans or … Continue reading Today.
As of 10:00 AM this morning, I am officially done with Radiation. I am so, so incredibly happy. And tired. I am very, very tired. Thirty-three days of radiation makes me tired. I haven’t stayed up much past 9:00 over the last two months, which is why I haven’t blogged much. Radiation has been an … Continue reading Drop the Mic
Guest post from my husband. 2016 has been the most difficult year our family has ever experienced. And, surprisingly, thanks to God’s unfailing, never-stopping, always and forever Love shown to us over and over again throughout our darkest times and in so many ways, this has been our most blessed year ever. God has reminded … Continue reading Merry Christmas
Last Wednesday we met with Dr. Gradishar at Northwestern. Long story short, there isn’t anything he can do for me right now with certainty. There are two clinical trials going on right now and there just isn’t enough evidence that they would do much to help me. If he gave me the drug in the … Continue reading Chicago
That is the question. First things first. I usually thank everyone at the end of my posts. This time I want to thank you first. Thank you for your prayers. Thank you for asking how I’m doing. Thank you for feeding us. Thank you for listening to me. Thank you to those that are donating … Continue reading To Have Cancer or Not to Have Cancer