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Another Week Over

Another week of treatments is in the books! Don’t get me wrong, I am grateful for my treatments – it’s just nice to be done. It’s hard to believe that there have been nearly 38 weeks that have passed by since the diagnosis. That’s a lot of treatments! That’s a lot of sitting. That’s a lot of money! But it sure has been worth it! People ask me nearly everyday – how are you doing? My answer – today is…

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Health Journey Update

Getting Over My Fear Of Food

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There once was a time in my life (only 9 months ago) when I paid absolutely no attention to what foods I was eating. I grew up in a home that taught the importance of the four major food groups, but didn’t really follow the guide to nutrition. As all parents I am sure, mine did the best they could with what they knew. It’s the same for all of us. We only know, what we only know. I have…

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Health Journey Life Update

More Tough Words & Some Statistics

Photo by:  Joseph Barrientos

It is amazing to read statistics about how many people are affected by cancer. The unfortunate reality is these numbers are not accurate. What do I mean? Cancer doesn’t just affect the individual – it affects everyone and everything connected to, and attached to that individual. Maybe you have read some of the previous posts where I share about some of the struggles we face with my diagnosis? If not, you can read them here and here. The other day,…

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Family Health Journey Life Story Update

Some Words Are Hard To Shake

Photo by:  Ales Krivec

It’s not everyday you are told you will only have 6 months to live if you stop taking chemo. That’s what my oncologist told my wife and I nearly 6 months ago. His words still echo in my ears. Those words hit me like a freight train. My knees buckled. What are you suppose to do with news like that? I remember leaving his office in a fog. I was confused. What just happened? What did he just say? Jamie…

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Health Update

Photo by:  Alexandre Perotto

It has been a little while since I have given an update with my health, so I thought I would share what’s been happening. Besides the battles in my mind, I have felt overall pretty good. It is still hard to believe that it has been nearly 9 months since the diagnosis. I am still doing my Lymphatic & Vitamin C IV therapy treatments on a weekly basis. We continue to juice and eat as much plant based foods as…

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