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
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.
We had two appointments on November 1. The first with my oncologist, the second with my surgeon. The good news is I’m cleared to wear deodorant again. You’re welcome. The bad news is my cancer is not dead. Live cancer cells were found in my lymph nodes. That means my cancer has some resistance to … Continue reading Good News, Bad News
We’ve been dancing a lot to Pharrell around here. Why? Because we received my CT scan results and we’re happy. It appears as though the chemo has done its job. My cancer looks dead!!! An answer to prayer. We are very excited, but also cautiously waiting until surgery and receiving the pathology report to really … Continue reading Like a Room Without a Roof
Oh. My. Word. Raw post here. Last week was horrible. If I wasn’t walking so close with Jesus I would probably fill this post with bad words. If you have not had chemotherapy, consider yourself very, very blessed. Go outside and enjoy the sunshine because your skin isn’t burning at the first drop of light … Continue reading Dem Bones
It’s almost go time to start the fight against this cancer. I can’t believe that we technically haven’t started attacking this little beast yet. We’re almost there, almost at the starting line. This Tuesday, June 7 at 7:45 a.m. I will start the process of what will be my first chemotherapy treatment. I don’t know … Continue reading Get Ready. Get Set.
April 21 On Thursday, April 21, I was eight weeks pregnant and had an oh-so-fun first nurse’s appointment scheduled. I sat through the appointment, answering 781 questions about all things me. At the end of my appointment the nurse asked if I had any questions or concerns and my exact words, as retold to me … Continue reading That Escalated Quickly