“We acquire the strength we overcome.”

December 31, 2013

Today marks a third of my chemotherapy treatment! It’s hard to believe how quick time has passed by!  Let’s see, last week was my first weekend post chemo and my first “off week” treatment. The weekend after my full week of chemo was great! I was able to go out with friends. I attended both the […]

“Don’t Give Up…Don’t Ever Give Up.”

December 23, 2013

Wow!  My first week of chemotherapy has come and gone just like that.  A lot has happened during the first week of treatment, so I’m going to break down each day below followed by a summary of the first week. Day 1 – December 16, 2013 The day before I began treatment, my mom came […]

“Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.”

December 19, 2013

I love this quote by Winston Churchill, “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” As mentioned in one of my previous posts “You have Cancer,” I’ve only had one breakdown since getting the news of cancer. Since that one breakdown, I decided to focus on the positives out of this situation and […]

“Everything Happens For a Reason.”

December 17, 2013

I am a huge believer in the saying, “Everything Happens for a Reason.” It is something I have lived my life around for quite some time. Now that it was confirmed that the mass on my ball was cancer, it was time to tell my friends and family what was up. Telling people you have […]

“You have Cancer”

December 12, 2013

“You have Cancer.”  The three words you never want to hear. These three words were given to me on October 29, 2013.  Specifically, I have Stage 3 Testicular Cancer. Nothing could have prepared me for the whirlwind of emotions that I felt when my doctor told me this. I became angry, sad, hurt, hopeless, fear, […]