I just wanted to give a brief update on our cancer journey. You may have read that I found another lump during our recent trip to Florida. The new lump was indeed cancer and there is more. It has seemingly spread while on chemo, which is very concerning.
Thankfully, it is all still contained in the chest area — on the right side — without going into the blood stream or into my lungs, so we are praising God for that.
But, my friends, I am feeling discouraged.
I begin radiation next week, at a hospital 2 hours from our home. Our radiation oncologist feels that this treatment will take care of the cancer that is currently there. We’re praying that it does.
I know that God is able.
I thought we would be celebrating the end of this cancer journey right about now, but it looks like it is not over.
Still, I know that God is able.
It is frightening, but we are moving forward. I am doing the best I can do eat clean, boost my immune system, and enjoy every single moment of my day.
Please continue to pray. Pray that:
- This treatment will fully kill all remaining cancer
- That it will never come back
- That our journey to and from the hospital will be safe
- That God will be glorified in this journey
It is an aggressive cancer, and it is hard for me to fight against the fear. The millions of “what if” questions that circle my head throughout the day. Yet, I know that God has not forgotten me. He has not forsaken us.
He has provided for us, in amazing ways, again and again during the last few weeks (in addition to many times before that), and I am thankful that these small gifts are reminders of God’s love.
God is able. I am trusting in Him.