The Battle’s Not Over

The road back to health was not quick and easy.  Life has a way of moving fast and taking unexpected turns.  My husband’s open heart surgery two months after my last PET scan hit hard.  Again, the Lord gave strength and peace through all the new paths we were traveling. Now, I can see how…

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…