Breast Cancer Diaries | Part 8

Breast Cancer diaries | Part 8 Light In the Darkness NOTE: This is part 8 in this series, click for part 1,  part 2, part 3, part 4,  part 5, part 6 and part 7    February 12, 2022 | Saturday One more round of the hard stuff to go. I’m apprehensive and glad all at once. My first four rounds of chemo will be done, then I [...]

The Breast Cancer Diaries | Part 7

NOTE: This is part 7 in this series, click for part 1,  part 2, part 3, part 4,  part 5, and part 6. Sunday January 30, 2022 | Holding On To Hope Last Sunday I was sad and emotional. I had no energy and my hair was falling out. I could barely get off the couch and I felt guilty. Was this because of chemo [...]

The Breast Cancer Diaries | Part 6

NOTE: This is part 6 in this series, click for part 1,  part 2, part 3, part 4, and part 5   Before It All Starts December 29, 2021 | Wednesday Somehow I’m lucky enough to have everyone home with me for the start of everything. Ethan has been living and working in North Carolina and he finished his job up there and moved back home for [...]

The Breast Cancer Diaries | Part 5

  NOTE: This is part 5 in this series, click for part 1,  part 2, part 3 and part 4. Christmas Week 12/20/21 | Monday Even though I continually look to God for comfort throughout this trial my mind is a mess. By that I mean my thoughts wander- I wake up thinking about all the appointments and things to come, Christmas presents I need [...]

The Breast Cancer Diaries | Part 4

The Breast Cancer Diaries | Part 4  NOTE: This is part 4 in this series, click for part 1,  part 2, and part 3. Step by Step December 16, 2021 I’m thinking about the long in-between and all the stress of wanting to know whether I had cancer or not. I just wanted to know and waiting for the answer was hard. It’s [...]

The Breast Cancer Diaries | Part 3

NOTE: This is part 3 in this series, click for part 1 and for part 2 Thanksgiving Break November 22, 2021 | Monday “Those who sow with tears will reap with songs of joy. Those who go out weeping, carrying seed to sow, will return with songs of joy, carrying sheaves with them.” Psalms 126:5-6 We made it to our mountain getaway. The little [...]

The Breast Cancer Diaries | Part 2

The Waiting - the Long In-between November 4, 2021 | Thursday It’s one day before my mammogram and ultra sound. One day before knowing if I’m healthy or if I have cancer. It’s been approximately one month since I tried to make this appointment. There was nothing earlier. I tried. One month seems like a long time to wait to know if you’re [...]

Hope Springs Eternal

Summer may be my favorite time of year, but spring holds the dearest part of my heart.  Just before my brother passed away, when he was still in the hospital, God gently opened my eyes to spring. Something I hadn’t experienced in 20 years living in this tropical summerland of Florida. This is now my third spring and I am still [...]