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About courage2conquercancer

At the age of 40, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. This is an account of my journey from my discovery and beyond.

The Fear When Sick

I don’t know why I get such anxiety every time I get sick. I wasn’t “sick” when I was diagnosed with cancer initially, so I don’t know why I have this uncontrollable fear every time I get a headache, run … Continue reading

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5 Years Post Mastectomyq

It’s been five years since my bilateral mastectomy with reconstruction, and I was asked by someone who has followed my blog since that day to write what it’s like today. So here goes my honest review. Today, my scars don’t … Continue reading

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When I Am Weak, He is Strong

This past week as I have stumbled through grief, God has reminded me to bring my sadness, my questions, my fears, and my tears to rest at His feet. He’s held me through the beginning of this storm and has … Continue reading

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Stop Asking. Start Doing.

When someone has cancer and you love them, I urge you to take action. Here’s a list of things to do. 1. Show up. I know it’s hard. I know you might be scared and might not know what to … Continue reading

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Best Ways to Help a Cancer Patient

Here are my Top 5 Ways to Help a Cancer Patient 1. They aren’t contagious. They are still the same person they were before that diagnosis. So please, please, please don’t treat them differently. Invite them to go and do … Continue reading

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Rejoice, Again I Say Rejoice!

Today was a big and stressful day. First of all, we had to drive in more bumper to bumper traffic on roads made for covered wagons, Model-T’s, and smart cars not Escalades. Michael has driven thousands of miles in such … Continue reading

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God Lights the Path Before Us

Sometimes God works in such a way that makes me stand up and notice. Tonight, as I went in search of His wisdom and power, he was eagerly awaiting my cry in the darkness. He would show me in a … Continue reading

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