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As I prepare for my second round of Chemotherapy treatment, I remain encouraged!  The tumor has already decreased in size tremendously from just the first round!  So, in all that I'm about to face it has already proven to be worth it!  There were so many lessons learned from the first time in just learning just how much my body would change so quickly.  I can no longer eat the things that I once loved.  I learned to take it slow and with a lot of trial and error and support from my family, we worked it out! Some good o'l Turnip Soup from my Aunt Mary, and Vegan dishes from my Cousin Billie have turned out to be what jump started me into being able to actually eat and recover!

September 12, 2018 was the first day of treatment for me.  I have so much to share in the days leading up to my first treatment to come in a later post.  I must say it all felt and continues to feel like a blanket of God's love and grace helping me to get through this.  Something very special that happened was that I was in the company of a survivor friend on my way to my first treatment.  It was like being encouraged by her presence allowed me to see my end just a touch away.  Candace Williams was so kind in staying up with me the night before answering any and every question that both my boyfriend and I had.  I can hardly remember what time we finally went to bed, but it was so needed.  In the video clip below you will see my prep the morning of and what friends and family sent to encourage me, an interview I did with Candace and some footage from my actual treatment!

So as I head out of the door feeling great, energized and dropping off my son to school! I'm doing the count down and after this one, only 4 more to go sounds really good!!!


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  1. You got This! HE got you! ๐Ÿ’œ

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  3. I am so proud of your strength and courage. Our God is bigger ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿพ

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