Sept. 21, 2015:
became a ten-year colon cancer survivor this past August 29th.
Yay for me!
has a story to tell. The stories may be similar to others, but
no two are ever the same. In that respect, I'm always thankful
and humbled for every opportunity to share my story with anyone
open and willing to listen.
As a decade-long
survivor of Stage 3c colon cancer, I've had many years to reflect
not only on the physical effects of this disease, but also on
the mental and emotional changes that have led me to truly understand
the meaning of living every moment as if it were my last day on
I am finally
realizing long-term side effects of FOLFOX chemotherapy. I've
spent most of this year recovering from three surgeries in five
months' time. Just in time for one more surgery scheduled for
I plan to
write more soon and hope you please visit soon!