Hi friends! Can you believe it’s been just over one year since I was diagnosed with cancer for the second time?! October 16, 2018. I guess time flies while you’re having fun. Ha!! I’m jumping on here to give a quick update on our cancer journey. These past five months of treatment have been crazy … Continue reading Update

April 30

Here’s the report on my scans. I had a CT scan at the beginning of April. I met with my doctor two weeks later and was told the scan indicated that my cancer was gone. At the same time, my surgeons scheduled my mastectomy and reconstruction to be completed on Tuesday, April 30. Woo hoo! … Continue reading April 30

Proverbs 3:5-6

Trust in the Lord with all of your heart and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him and He shall direct your paths. Proverbs 3:5–6 My favorite verse. So much wisdom. So much goodness. That verse has gotten us through some crazy times over the past 6+ months. In October … Continue reading Proverbs 3:5-6

Fast Forward

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.

Drop the Mic

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