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Allison

I was forever changed on July 18th 2003, and it's hard to believe that it was ten years ago. My first day at Point Loma Nazarene University I met Allison Carley Dahm. A girl from Michigan and someone who I quickly learned loved God, loved life, knew how to have fun, and became one...

Deep Rooted

Faith is tough. It is one thing to believe in a God who created Earth and the people who are sustained by its' goodness, and another to keep your heart full of faith that assures your soul you are ushered through life both in good times and in bad by...

Showing People Who Can

Before I started chemo, but geared up to Fight Like a Girl! Funny to see myself with eyebrows and eyelashes. (Photo cred. Neely Jacobson Photography) Since everyone who reads this blog has not been with me since the beginning of this Cancer journey I feel it is important to recap the logistics of my...

Life’s a Mystery

I have had catscans to check for any signs of Cancer since completing my aggressive chemo regiment. Despite more phone calls then I can count I still do not have conclusive results, and I have left all the messages for the doctor that they will allow for now, and so...

The Month of May

First I must ask your forgiveness for not posting an update sooner. I took some time after graduation and my last intense chemo to recuperate as I was rundown. I also felt like I didn’t have a lot to say about graduation, because  Cancer or no Cancer I knew I had to graduate....

The Mountain

Loving each other through happiness and hardships Sometimes when climbing a mountain one does not realize how much dependence on God it will take or how much labor and emotion it will require to reach the top. It is not until you are at the top and taking in the view...

Final Round

My sisters and I during my last big chemo A Goodie Bag for every patient Hi friends! I finished 18 rounds of chemo today. Although it will go down in history as one of the most difficult I was loved and supported through it, and am now able to rest at home....

Trust vs. Mistrust

The girls formerly known as "The Green  Girls" on the back patio today Life would be much simpler without having to navigate all of the do's and don'ts and why's and why not's that make up the good and bad days of life. Without this complex navigation, however,  life would be...

Chemo #17

Me with my mom, Marylynn, and younger sister Andrea May 2nd Chemo #17 Two more days of chemo in the books, which  brings the grand total to seventeen infusions. The next several days will be tough, but prayers, family, friends, and knowing the end is just around the corner helps me continue...

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