Hello! I'm a 48 year old single mom. I was diagnosed with urethral cancer earlier this year. As a result, I had to have major surgery removing several organs. I currently have an Indiana Pouch. Initially, I was so frustrated with the recovery process. I leaked all the time and had two UTIs. I finally feel as tho I've gotten the hang of things. My follow-up treatment consisted of MRIs, chest x-rays, and several blood test. It's an on-going process.
We just found out that my sister who is 48 years old has breast cancer, September 21 to be exact.....she lives overseas... i want to share her daily blog and how inspirational each day passes and how greatful she is despite the obstacles......Here is her 4 days blog....read through....i hope this will help anyone.....
I was diagnosed with stage 3 multiple myeloma on March 26, 2003. My ocologist said it was his job to get me ready for a bone marrow transplant. Our job was to find a place to get one. I went through 4 rounds of VAD to get me ready for the transplant. While receiving said treatments, My wife, my daughter and myself, consulted with 2 locations about transplants. Both Doctors we consulted with said my bet hope was to receive tandum transplants under a clinical trial. I am using the term here 'bone marrow transplant' but these were actually peripheral stem ce
On June 17, 2013, I had a TURP procedure performed at the Cleveland Clinic because of symptoms of Enlarged Prostate. I had had no increase in PSA and my digital exams had been negative every year. A cystoscope had shown narrowing and blockage of my urethra through the Prostate. When the prostate specimens that were removed during the procedure were sent to the lab, the diagnosis of Prostate Cancer was confirmed.
Our beloved Chenheart desired, of course, to participate in Linda's quilt-making. But, chemo neuropathy prevented her from crafting a square. So, I made this one for her, from her. Included her oft-repeated quote, per her request.
Kind regards, Susan
During the last weeks of her life, Kindred Spirits were called upon to create individual squares for a lovingly made quilt for Gabe N Abby Mom, Linda. This is my square, the holly design reflected my I.D. here as Christmas Girl.
Kind regards, Susan
P.S.: I am not a crafter... :-)
Hi I am new on here. I was just re-diagnosised with breast cancer on 8/14/2013
I am the mother who had a daughter that suffered of ovarian cancer unfortunately she didn't survive. She has been dead now for 9 years as of 2004.