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Advice for Conquering Cancer

 I've always thought  when a family is given a Cancer diagnosis God must consider see them as very strong, because it certainly takes great strength to  battle such an awful disease. A Cancer diagnosis affects and permeates throughout families, and members can expect to have difficult days, but should also...

Many of you know I had the privilege of speaking at Brookings Church of the Nazarene in Brookings, OR. Brookings is located on the Oregon Coast at the edge of the Redwood forests of Northern California. My dad has been the senior pastor at this church for the last eleven...

This is 30!

Celebrating my 30th Birthday with my family. Russy Warren (center) and my husband Benjamin. I think thirty is that first big milestone birthday that really makes you stop and think. Lets face it with all those big teen birthdays we don't have brains that are developed enough to fully My mom and I conceptualize...

I Never Knew the Fight Would Be This Hard

When I was first diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer I never knew the fight would be this long or this hard. Even after I was told the Cancer had metastasized to two other places in my body, and had begun to travel elsewhere I still never knew how much fight I...

Life as I See it Now

Enjoying the perks of life. Benjamin and I at the Phil Harmonics on the 4th of July To update all those who have followed this journey I am feeling much better these days. It is amazing what a little peach fuzz, eyebrows that aren't painted on, and more than three eyelashes...

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...