Category Archives: dying

January 8, 2015: The 5 Stages of Grief and Cancer

I know what you’re thinking, why would I be writing about the five stages of grief when I’m a cancer survivor and not dealing with the death of a loved one or even trying to prepare for my own death? … Continue reading

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December 13, 2015: An Answered Prayer 20 Years Ago

Twenty years ago today, my daddy won his battle against cancer. Not in the way we had it all planned out to happen though. These past 14 months God has shown me His ways are not often my ways and … Continue reading

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August 5, 2015: Cancer, Death & God

On October 23rd, 2014, no one told me God was good or that prayers had been answered. Who prays for cancer? Who would tell someone God was good when they got cancer? It sounds ridiculous, doesn’t it? On August 3rd, … Continue reading

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December 13, 2014: Cancer Then & Now

Then: On December 21st, one day after my 8th birthday, my grandma died of breast cancer. One week before my 22nd birthday on December 13th, 1995, my daddy died of multiple myeloma, a type of bone marrow cancer. My previous … Continue reading

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