November 5, 2020 was my five year cancer-versary. I thought that it would feel like a huge celebration if I made it to that benchmark without a recurrence. I believed I would feel relieved. However, that is not how I experienced it at all. Celebrating is something I am not good at, in general. EverythingContinue reading “On Not Celebrating a Cancer-versary”
The faith + leader at Luther Seminary published an article I wrote about my cancer journey. Click on the link above to read it.
Cancer – 1. a malignant tumor of potentially unlimited growth that expands locally by invasion and systemically by metastasis 2. an abnormal bodily state marked by such tumors I woke up on May 5, 2004 with a deep sense of dread. Though I knew something was wrong, I had no idea what it really was. IContinue reading “May 5”
This is from my CaringBridge from September 18, 2016. I had completed chemo, surgery, and radiation and was in heart failure when I wrote this. I am still healing. The nagging questions Cancer – a disease in which abnormal cells divide uncontrollably and destroy body tissueCancer Recurrence – the same cancer coming back after aContinue reading “Looking back”