I Believe

The days became a blur as the chemo took its toll on my body.  My nephew had insisted I drink a freshly juiced glass of “green grass” concoction.  There wasn’t any grass in it but it smelled and looked like freshly mowed grass.  I’m sure my body needed the nutrients but what a mess to…

The New Normal

Blood tests, chemo infusions, more blood tests, napping, weakness all became a way of life.  The Sunday before the next chemo, I would feel strong enough to attend church, what a blessing.  Another joy was shopping.  During that same week before the treatment I would go grocery shopping. The look of concern and recognizion of…

Preparation

The ugliness of the mastectomy did not prepare me for the  next stage of the journey.  Healing quickly from the surgery gave me hope. My garden called for seeds and plants.  I was happy to spend time working in the soil.  The time was blest with communion with God.  I knew He was with me….

Face the Fear

The PET scan showed cancer had spread to the lymph nodes.  Surgery was to be first then the dreaded chemo.  Facing surgery was bad enough but chemo was my real fear.  The horrors I had only heard about were now to be my firsthand experience. My family and pastor surrounded me as the surgeon prayed…

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me!Katy Texas is now my home, but it all began in the hills of southern Indiana. Many miles, many experiences have occurred during my almost eighty years of life. I read in the Bible that the older women were encouraged to share with the younger ones. I plan to share what the…