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Outrunning Cancer

I’ve come to refer to our life as a rollercoaster. Because we live such drastic ups and downs determined to have fun and laugh along the way.  A quick recap: December 2018 Fluid suspected in CT scan around my lungs – couldn’t be found when attempted to drain it… a miraculous holiday followed filled with […]

A breath without cancer…

In the latest twist and turn on the MBC roller coaster, the fluid drained from my lung came back with NO SIGN OF CANCER.  (that’s right, no sign of cancer). I shared an emotional update on social media the afternoon we received this information.  And again, the next day I reflected on my feelings at […]

hope is true.

As many of you know, my cancer ride has been particularly bumpy these past couple months. In October I experienced progression in my hip – which we treated with radiation.  Then, in December a scan showed progression in the lining of my lung.  But when we went in to draw out a diagnostic sample of […]

The MBC cloak

Take a deep breath.  Breath in and out.  Close your eyes. Repeat. This is a simple exercise I do often each day to ground myself.  Right now, it’s hard…   I am fearful that the lining of my lungs is filling with cancerous fluid (as suspected in a recent scan) and as a result – I […]

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