Yesterday was an amazing Christmas day! I made David and me a delicious breakfast and then I counted down the minutes until the kids would arrive. We had a wonderful afternoon of opening presents, playing games, and eating yummy food. I love my family so much. They are my world. And then they left and the… Continue reading A bump in the road
I just finished a wonderful book called The Blue Zones: 9 Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who’ve Lived the Longest by Dan Buettner. Are you familiar with the Blue Zones? These are areas of the world with large populations of people who live to be in their 100’s. How do they live so… Continue reading Lessons for Living Longer
I woke up today and smiled. My baby is free of cancer. I started laughing and then I cried tears of joy. This has been my life over the last 23 hours. Yesterday morning our family woke up very early to check in at Radiology at 7:00 a.m. for Kayla’s CT scan. Joining us were… Continue reading I woke up today and smiled.
The last couple of days have been a bit emotional for me. This is Kayla’s last week of inpatient chemotherapy treatment. Our family is happy, excited, and relieved to have this ordeal almost finished. When Kayla was first diagnosed with ovarian cancer, we honestly didn’t know how we would get through it. I’m not normally… Continue reading Faith
Home sweet home! I love my bed so much! ❤ Kayla is home after spending five days as an inpatient in the hospital for her chemotherapy infusions. Week 1 of her chemotherapy cycles requires a 5-day inpatient stay and it’s not fun. The medical staff is awesome as a whole, but nurses get busy. Kayla… Continue reading Chemotherapy
Kayla’s cancer is at Stage III-C. I haven’t allowed myself to do any research on Kayla’s cancer, so this stage didn’t really mean much to me when the doctor went over Kayla’s pathology results yesterday. Apparently, it’s one step away from Stage IV, which is the highest stage of cancer. It requires immediate chemotherapy. During… Continue reading Stage III-C