You’ve been here long enough. Living inside of my body. You were never welcome to begin with. But one day, somehow, you snuck in. You set up shop where I least expected it. Who knows how long you were there, growing and getting stronger, until one day you started to cause me pain. And that’s… Read More Dear cancer, it’s time for you to go.
Life one year after finishing chemo. I just hit one year since finishing chemo back on November 21st. Woohoo! It’s made me reflect a little bit on this past year. A lot can happen in one year. In some ways chemo feels like it was such a long time ago, but yet in other ways… Read More Treatment is over! Or is it?
Today marks the one year anniversary of my last chemo treatment! In some ways I can’t believe it’s been a year already. In other ways it feels like it was just yesterday I was sitting in the infusion center. What I can definitely say, though, is that it is so wonderful to be off of… Read More Treatment Round 2-Chemo
May 31, 2016 It’s GO time! Radiation starts NOW! That t-shirt has become my new mantra “Be Brave.” Really, there’s no other option other than to rally up and kill this cancer! Chemo/radiation- Week 1: So this bag of toxic pills showed up at the door one day. My chemo pills came in the mail!… Read More Feel the Burn-Radiation Begins
“True love blooms when we care more about another person than we care about ourselves.” -Jeffrey R. Holland That crazy guy right there, I love him SO much! He sure didn’t expect to suddenly be thrown into the role of caregiver at the age of 36 when I got cancer. Talk about putting… Read More Gratitude for My Hubby, My Sexy Male Nurse
There was a lot of preparation that went into the plan to kill all of the cancer. This post is more about the appointments and tests that lead up to me actually starting treatment. Our game plan changed a little bit once insurance approved me for the clinical trial. The biggest change was that I… Read More Preparing for the Fight of my Life-Kill ALL the Cancer
After you are diagnosed with cancer, what happens next? Well, I can tell you that a whirlwind of appointments begins. You almost don’t even have time to register that you do in fact have cancer. And on top of trying to figure out what your new journey will entail, you are still busy trying to… Read More You have cancer. Now what?