“When you’re at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on”

March 5, 2014

When I first found out about cancer and had the idea to start this website I never expected the amount of support I would receive.  It has been amazing and overwhelming in a good way!  Thousands of people have reached out to me through social media, mailing me cards, support packages, emails, messages and calls.  […]

“If You’re Going Through Hell, Keep Going.”

January 15, 2014

Picking up where I left off from last week’s treatments – Thursday, January 9th was Day 11 of treatment. I had some more visitors scheduled to come see me.  I had a friend’s mom bring my dad and I lunch and some soccer buddies stopped by.  Both Thursday and Friday (Day 12 of treatment), flew […]

“Believe You Can and You’re Halfway There.”

January 9, 2014

Today, January 9, 2014 – I am officially halfway through chemo treatment. I will have ten more days of treatment and it will wrap up around mid-February.  Total of twenty-one days of treatment, spread out over nine weeks. Looking back, the beginning of this week was definitely stressful. I was just getting back into the […]

“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 […]