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June 24, 2016: Broken

Broken is a story many don’t want to tell. We hide it behind clothes, houses, cars, jobs, relationships, friends, and families. We are typically ashamed of our brokenness. It’s viewed negatively, so we put up walls and walk through life … Continue reading

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April 11, 2016: Slipping Back Into the Darkness

Depression was something I used to think I knew something about, but the reality is knowing about something is not the same as understanding. The deep, dark, irkiness some find swallowing them whole is still foreign to me. I pray … Continue reading

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March 18, 2016: Cancer Caused PTSD

The story after cancer can be a much more daunting one than most people realize. From my own personal experience, the majority of people I’ve known look at the end of treatment or the word “cancer-free” as the end of … Continue reading

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March 12, 2016: When Others Pray

At the beginning of my cancer journey, a rush of people came to my aid, stood by my side, helped in unimaginable ways, and promised to pray for me, my spouse, and my children. It’s been nearly 18 months since … Continue reading

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June 3, 2015:¬†Why Jesus Calmed the Seas & Peter Walked on Water

I’m a lover of the sea. Perhaps I’m an islander misplaced at birth. Regardless, I find peace and happiness near great bodies of water like oceans. I tell my family every day before chemo I’m running away to the ocean. … Continue reading

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May 21, 2015: Abraxane #9

Abraxane #9 I’m 75% complete with this kind of chemo. Three more rounds and done! I slept through chemo. I don’t even remember my infusion nurse asking for my name and birthdate.  My blood levels were all good, so I … Continue reading

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May 21, 1995: 3rd Round of a Cycle

I used to look forward to the 3rd round of chemo in a cycle because it meant I was getting a week off from chemo. What I didn’t know was “a week off from chemo” meant a week of being … Continue reading

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