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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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Journey Life Update

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dəˈpreSH(ə)n/ noun 1. 
feelings of severe despondency and dejection.”self-doubt creeps in and that swiftly turns to depression. 
 Have you ever been there? Depressed. Alone. Isolated. Hopeless. I can remember a time in my life when I actually thought I was untouchable. There was no way a guy like me would ever struggle with depression or be diagnosed with cancer. It was just not possible… or so I thought. It’s hard to admit our weaknesses. We don’t want people to…

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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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Blog Journey Life Update

9 Months

Photo by:  Stefan Kunze

It seems like we have been doing a lot of celebrating around the Sabourin household as of late. My birthday in January. Nola’s birthday in February. Memphis’s birthday in March. Our Anniversary just yesterday. And now… Well, today it has been 9 months since the diagnosis. That’s a big deal to our little family! We are so thankful for everyday. We are grateful for all the love, and support we have been shown since day 1 – it has been…

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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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