*I'm saying part 1 because I really want to say more. Maybe I will at some point, but considering my history in blogging it might eb another few years for part 2 🙂 Five years ago, I did not think I would get to FIVE YEARS! FIVE YEARS, Y'ALL. I am OFFICIALLY considered IN REMISSION!!!!!!… Continue reading 5 YEARS!! [Part 1]
2 Year Cancer-versary!
I made it TWO YEARS! Not that I've expected to not make it, but rather I'm so incredibly thankful for the gift of life and how I have changed in the two years since my cancer diagnosis and surgery. Two years ago today with a husband who gives every ounce of himself away to help… Continue reading 2 Year Cancer-versary!
“God wink” Moments
Katherine Wolf, the author of Hope Heals and an amazing woman of God, often references moments in her life where she sees God working as a "God wink." I love it so much and I've really been paying attention lately to God and how he's working in my life. Since I've started back working after… Continue reading “God wink” Moments
“Going vegan” update + New Vegan Dish Favorites!
It has been a while since I've posted any vegan recipes that I LOVE, so I figured I'd post a few new ones here since I've been doing this for almost 2 years! Crazy! Here's a quick little update. "Going vegan" with a strict plant-based diet was my response to treatment and healing after being diagnosed… Continue reading “Going vegan” update + New Vegan Dish Favorites!
The thrill of hope, a weary world rejoices.
I can’t help but think of the hope we have in Jesus as the Advent season is about to begin. Here's one of my favorite versions of this song, click here. What does hopeful anticipation look like when you’re worn out and weary? As we approach this year’s season of advent, the ultimate season of… Continue reading The thrill of hope, a weary world rejoices.
Coincidentally, it’s #deafawarenessweek and John’s currently in surgery for a cochlear implant. I’ve learned a lot of new terminology over the past year concerning his hearing and I have a feeling we’ll learn even more in the coming weeks. Here’s a little background into what we’re experiencing this week. Click here to read a post… Continue reading Surgery Day!
Choosing a Cochlear Implant brand. #tuneintuesday
I thought I would put a little update on here about John's hearing loss and moving forward with cochlear implant surgery. It has been a crazy few weeks in our house with decisions to be made, doctor appointments, brand rep meetings, etc. and my brain is about maxed out. I am a 5 on the… Continue reading Choosing a Cochlear Implant brand. #tuneintuesday
Cancer Treatment and (almost) NO Side Effects.
I officially started my cancer treatment on January 2nd. I am taking Tamoxifen (an estrogen blocker) everyday for the next 10 years. Because my cancer was low risk, I did not have to have chemo or any other invasive treatment. Also my cancer was hormone fed (estrogen and progesterone positive at 99 and 100%), tamoxifen… Continue reading Cancer Treatment and (almost) NO Side Effects.
Hearing Loss Intro. #tuneintuesday
I've learned more than what I ever thought I would need or want to know about hearing loss in the last 7 months. My goal is to write a post every Tuesday about hearing or hearing loss or something related to hearing. Before hearing loss affected our family, I knew zero about it. I think… Continue reading Hearing Loss Intro. #tuneintuesday
What I’ve learned this year.
This time last year I was going to get an MRI "just to double check" that cancer was not in my body. I had checkups every 6 months because of my mom's early diagnosis. Little did I know, a few days later I would get news that I never saw coming. I've learned a lot… Continue reading What I’ve learned this year.