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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...

Last Round Knockout

Fight Like a Girl Because you are my help I sing in the shadow of your wings.  I CLING to you; your right hand upholds me. Psalms 63: 7-8 Benjamin and I were watching OKC vs Houston playoff game 4 on Monday night ( If you weren't you should have been). It was a...

Fighting like a Girl..giving my final class presentation of graduate school  Many thought I was crazy for continuing with my graduate school career as I faced several aggressive rounds of chemotherapy in my battle to fight stage 4 Ovarian Cancer. As graduation is quickly approaching I am glad I have always been...

Love and Cancer

Benjamin and I in Crested Butte, CO August 2012. I had my first appointment with a specialist two weeks after getting home from this amazing trip  I have been feeling a lot better over the last twenty-four hours, and the nausea has left for the most part. Friday started kind of...