Category Archives: sick and cancer

March 23, 2016: Three Things Every Cancer Patient Needs 

Regardless of what type of cancer a person has, I’ve found we all really need three similar things. And we don’t just need these things at diagnosis. We need these things long term. Everyone can help even if you don’t … Continue reading

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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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November 16, 2015: Uncovering Another Secret

Today, I went back to Texas Oncology to see my oncologist. This was my yearly check-up. This will be a part of my life for at least the next ten years. Thankfully, I really like my oncologist. 🙂 Here’s what … Continue reading

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May 28, 2015: Thank You!

It’s a crazy time of year; and even though I’ve had lots to say, I’ve found no words to express it all. I’m attempting tonight knowing I still can’t say all that I mean.  The donations continued to come in … Continue reading

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May 15,2015: Abraxane #8

Knocked out by Abraxane #8. I haven’t suffered from nausea like this since AC Chemo in January, and my finger tips are all suffering from neuropathy.  My body and chemo just don’t like to cooperate with one another. As soon … Continue reading

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May 1, 2015: Chemo Vacation

Every time I’ve gone on “chemo vacation”, I’ve been so excited. I’ve told myself how wonderful it’s going to be to not have to go through the nausea, the fatigue, and the bone pain. I’ve looked forward to a week … Continue reading

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March 27, 2015: Blessing & Hardships

First things first – kudos once again to my school folks. There will never be enough thanks to offer these fine people. It’s been a rough week full of a lot more downs than ups, and someone has always been … Continue reading

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