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A Hail Mary Pass

Right now I should be in the hospital having my MRI biopsy performed. However, yesterday I received a call from OHSU telling me that my case was presented to the tumor board and they think that the MRI is unnecessary at this point. 493 more words

The first turn in the road.

As I sat on the gurney in the fertility clinic, words were coming out of my mouth but they felt very detached from my brain. At some point I made my doctor laugh, though I don’t recall what I said. 788 more words

My Current Health Protocol. October 8, 2016

October 8, 2016

Hi Everyone,
I thought I’d send an update out since it’s been a few months and many of you have inquired about my health and well-being. 2,264 more words

Triple Positive Breast Cancer

Port #3,Colorado and Chemo. April 6, 2016

April 6, 2016

Hi Everyone,

It’s been a few weeks so thought I’d fill you in on what’s been going on. Many of you have written inquiring about my health and how I’m doing but it’s hard to do things with the kids, teach, rest, homeschool, go to appointments, and stop and get prescriptions as well as deal with the normal every day issues that come up in life like a broken sink, toilet overflowing, a kid waking up with a swollen eye from poison ivy right before he heads off for a week of leadership training and learning about the state legislative process. 1,831 more words

Triple Positive Breast Cancer

It doesn't look good at the moment. March 20, 2016

March 20, 2016

Hi Everyone,

Some of you may have heard the news of my PET scan results. It doesn’t look good at the moment. My breast cancer did metastasize to the ribs, pelvis, lumbar and thoracic spine. 641 more words

Triple Positive Breast Cancer

The Dreaded Word: Metastasis. March 15, 2016

March 15, 2016

Hi friends, I wanted to let you know that I was informed last week that my breast cancer metastasized to the lymph node in my armpit. 953 more words

Triple Positive Breast Cancer

One year from lump discovery. December 2015

Dear Family and Friends, December 2015

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! We have not sent out a mass email since July and although impersonal, it seems the best way to send updates beyond posting your life on Facebook–which we don’t really want to do. 1,204 more words

Triple Positive Breast Cancer