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The Finish Line is My Starting Line

I did it.

I finished my race.

A 200 mile relay, of which I ran 13.6 miles.  My runs were broken into three separate legs, one at 3.9 miles, the second at 4.2 miles, and the last at 5.6 miles.   613 more words


Well, here are some photos to grab your attention!

In my last post I mentioned that I had a painful swollen right leg. It has been coming and going, but this last one started about a week ago and kept getting bigger. 261 more words

Unknown Territory

So, the only two reasons why your oncologist didn’t perform the planned hysterectomy?  By the grace of God, the results were wrong and there is no sign of cancer!! 251 more words

My Fight

Crawling Toward the Finish Line

Four–count them, one, two, three, four–days to go until my race!  And how am I preparing for this big event?  By visiting the doctor…

Yes, I still got in my training runs on Saturday and today.   267 more words

Update on surgery and a new addition

I had my surgery on 30September which went well. I was glad the doctor required me to stay in the hospital overnight. It not only took the stress off of my friend and my daughter for needing to take care of me but also took the stress off of me for trying to appear strong for my daughter.  730 more words


Anatomy series (part 1)

There are a couple of series on this blog, but there isn’t one for anatomy….yet! For those interested in surgery, or if you are ever putting in an arterial line, this series may come in handy. 146 more words


Study: Lymph node removal not always needed for breast cancer patients

A study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association finds that as many as 20 percent of women with breast cancer may be able to skip the painful surgery to remove infected lymph nodes under their arms, avoiding complications like lymphedema without harming their health. 843 more words

Cancer Treatment