Reaping in Joy

Psalm 126:5 says, “They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.” This has always been one of my favorite scriptures and a word that I constantly stand on when times get tough. So you can only imagine how many times I’ve quoted this scripture to myself over the past year. It has been a…

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Hello from the other side…

The end of this month will mark a year since my last chemo treatment. I can’t believe it has been a year! No more blue recliner, no more port bulging from under my skin and no more neulasta shot. Instead of the blue recliner, I spend most of my appointments in waiting rooms and having…

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CANCERversary

It’s hard to believe that a year has gone by since the call that delivered the diagnosis. The call that changed everything. This time last year I was sitting in my office waiting to see just how “happy” my Thanksgiving would be. I was awaiting the results of my biopsy. It’s a phone call that…

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Learning how to love again…

Life is full of ups and downs. We are constantly rediscovering ourselves as we navigate life’s twists and turns. We are the sum of our experiences (good and bad). Everything we’ve gone through in our lives has shaped the person that stares back at us in the mirror every morning. Who I was last year…

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Happy Boobday!

I survived my second tissue expansion which was a lot less painful than the first, but just as uncomfortable. I was constantly checking my calendar and counting down the days until my final surgery. I had returned to work on a modified schedule which was a huge help considering I was struggling with getting my…

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What Now?

I was cancer free, but I still had to have one more expansion before my surgery. My doctors’ appointments didn’t slow down, in fact I felt like I had more than usual. My prayer continued to be that God completely restore my health. One of the things that my doctors constantly reminded me of is…

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