Hiking today in the Cherokee National Forest was a treat. The rhodendron and wild flowers, the rushing water and rock ledges we're beautiful examples of God's creation. Feeling very blessed to have such a glorious place to hike right in my "backyard". It is peak season for thru hikers on the Appalachian Trail. They start in Georgia in late March, early April and finish in Maine. The trail I was on today is part of The Appalachian Trail. I saw 24 hikers and 18 of those men and women were hiking the AT !
Hi! I am a 33 y/o woman. I was diagnosed with cervical cancer in July of 2014. I went through chemotherapy and external and internal radiation. I finished in september. I was then told in December, after my PET scan, that there was NO more cancer!! Yay!!! However, I went to the radiation oncologist today, and he was unable to see anything because I may have adhesions, and that I may have to have them removed? So now he referred me back to my GYN oncologist to see how to have them removed? Has this happened to anyone else?&nbs
I have a strong faith, a beautiful family; husband, daughters, granddaughters. On my 39th wedding anniversary Dec. 6 2014, I discovered a lump in my right axillary. Two days later my doctor found a second lump (right breast). Two days later the biopsy revealed I had breast cancer that had spread to the axillary lymph nodes. Invasive ductile carcinoma, stage 2A, grade 3, triple negative.
It is easy to feel unattractive and less than our best due to the drastic changes that cancer and/or treatment cause in our appearance! My drastic appearance change was losing between 35-45 pounds after being diagnosed! For many people it is about losing their hair due to chemotherapy. I am here to tell everyone that we are all strong, courageous, and beautiful from the inside out! This inner beauty is better than any part of our outward appearance! Don't ever let anyone make you think any differently! Let your strength shine through always!
CANCER SUCKS!** I recently had a PBM due to having BRCA2+ and have been learning more and more as I go about the breast and ovarian cancer gene. At first I was really nervous about all of my friends and the world to know, but now I am moving past that and sharing my story and journey.