Jul 222014
Cancer Diary 7:  Three great things

Three great things It would be easy to complain about having cancer right after I fought through depression. But helpful? Probably not. I don’t want to get back down in the depths of depression, so I am focusing as much as possible on the positive things, like the three things listed below. If you are [...]

Jul 222014
Cancer Diary 6:  Finally, a plan!

Treatment Plan Woo hoo!  I am going to meet with the radiologists tomorrow. I will also meet my dietitian and possibly my care coordinator.  Finally suiting up for battle and going to war against this thing! I feel like I am getting excellent care, but I am confused by our medical system.  It would be [...]

Jul 162014
Cancer Diary 4:  Courage

“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying ‘I will try again tomorrow’” Mary Ann Radmacher Ever feel like roaring? Sometimes I do! As I await my treatment plan, I feel buried in quietness. I am ready to do battle. I am ready to fight. I [...]

Jul 132014
Cancer Diary 3

Life goes on. I have cancer.  It does not have me, and it won’t get me. It was a pretty good day today.  I made it to church and it was good to see everyone.  I am so blessed to have support and help going into this challenge.   I have been fatigued for so [...]