Update

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

Today.

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.

Chicago

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

Answers

This blog is really quiet, isn’t it? I’m sorry for not updating sooner. October has been a rough month around here. I’m still experiencing all sorts of side effects from my chemo. Plus I had a sinus infection that lasted for weeks. And our youngest had a nasty cold. Both girls had birthdays in early … Continue reading Answers

Powerless

Hello, hello! I’m alive. Barely feels like it some days, but I am in fact still living. I need to figure out where I left off. These next few posts are going to be messy because, well, I’m feeling very messy. First of all, thank you to everyone for your amazing generous support to our … Continue reading Powerless

Read the Label

I’m back. I’m back and I have a little PSA: Always read the label of any medication you take. This is about to get personal… I’m currently taking stool softeners to help counter some of the effects of my medications. Well, the night before my last treatment I ran out of my prescription and started … Continue reading Read the Label

You’re Bald

Round two of chemotherapy has come and gone. That was a tough one in a whole new way. I had a lot more issues with my tummy and nausea and headaches. I had less pain in my bones, but boy it was still painful. I’m learning what drugs to take and when and for how … Continue reading You’re Bald