Monthly Archives: July 2015

July 30, 2015: One Step Forward & Two Steps Back

Today, I went to Dr. Rumalla’s to get my blue stitches out. Before he even took a look at my stitches, he asked if I had my blood drawn lately. I told him I had about 2 weeks ago and … Continue reading

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July 30, 2015: Just Some Random Things

It’s been 27 days since my last surgery. I’m scheduled to get my stitches out this afternoon. Today, I actually looked at my surgeon’s stitching. I have to admit he did a great job staying in the lines of my … Continue reading

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July 22, 2015: My Peaceful Place

Before I had a mastectomy, I ran the trails near my house. After surgery, I failed to ever make it back to this quiet, peaceful part of the trails less traveled than most. The trees create a canopy over the … Continue reading

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July 20, 2015: Some News

Amazing things have happened in the past two days with only a couple bumps in the road.  Courage Conquering Cancer (our nonprofit company) has raised enough money to gift over 500 Recovery Tees! That was our yearly goal. We couldn’t … Continue reading

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July 18, 2015: Still Fighting Through the Yuck

It’s hard for me to wrap my head around everything that goes along with cancer and its treatment. I only can describe it as running up and down hills, valleys, mountains, and dips. But I’m done now, right? I’m cancer … Continue reading

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July 15, 2015: Why Joshua 1:9?

When you go to a doctor and you are complaining of pain they ask you to rank your pain from a 0 (no pain at all) to a 10 (the worst pain you’ve ever experienced or imagined). A mastectomy is … Continue reading

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July 15, 2015: A Month After Chemo

Sometime during treatment I asked my oncologist how long I’d be dealing with a certain side effect. The answer was like most answers regarding chemotherapy – “It’s hard to say for sure because everyone responds to chemo differently. Some side … Continue reading

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