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What is happening?

Friday, November 30, 2012

well.. since March I have only gotten bad news about my health.

Like I told you in my last blog the cancer has spread to the brain and I went to 10 radiations (lost my hair again). I have also been in chemo therapy since March every second Wednesday but I am sorry to say that it is not helping.

The cancer has spread to my shoulders, hips, more of my spine and more in my brain.

I am not having much pain, but I get tired really soon and I have not been able to exercise. Also my sense of taste have change a lot so I have been having difficulting eating.

But things have not all been bad :) I went to Boston with my sister and it was awesome. I tried working for a while and that felt grate, I have also been reading a lot of books that I love and spending quality times with family and friends.

Because of my situation and I know a lot of you are wondering what the status is I am going to post it now and some other time, but stop blog about health issues and diet.

So if I blog I am just putting it out on Spark how I am doing :)

Thank you for all your goodies and messages!!!

  
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FRACTALMYTH 4/14/2013 6:49AM

    God bless you!

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PATTILYNN224 3/10/2013 9:44PM

  Thinking of you today. Wondering how you are doing. Praying for peace and comfort for you and your family.

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HDHAWK 12/17/2012 8:25PM

    Your attitude is very inspiring. I'm glad you are able to enjoy some fun times. Take care. Sending prayers your way.

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MELTEAGUE 12/17/2012 10:23AM

    I have been thinking of you and popped in to check how you are doing! God bless you and enfold you in His LOVE and Peace!

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LKEITHO 12/13/2012 9:13PM

    You are in my thoughts and prayers. I'm sorry to hear of the progression of the cancer, but glad to hear you are not having much pain, and that you are doing the things that you enjoy. Take good care of yourself.

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L3DESIGNS 12/13/2012 8:19PM

    You are in my thoughts and prayers. It was great seeing you this summer....

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BARBIETEC 12/9/2012 6:58AM

    Thank you all for your kind words!!!!!

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GRACEISENUF 12/6/2012 1:29AM

    It is just so great to hear from you.

Know you are in my thoughts and prayers.

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JCBRITT 12/4/2012 8:41AM

    I was so hoping for better news from you. I'm glad you have family and friends to support you. You are quite an inspiration for so many...God be with you and your family. Your blogs have touched more people than you probably realize.

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PUDLECRAZY 12/3/2012 6:16AM

    I am sad to hear that cancer has come back and so invasively. Thank you for taking the time and energy to post even though you treatments leave you so tired. You have been very much in my thoughts. Sending you love. emoticon

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NANHBH 12/2/2012 4:06PM

    Barbie,

You continue to be in my thoughts and prayers. Thank you for the update. I am grateful that you don't have much pain. God bless you.
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IFDEEVARUNS2 12/1/2012 12:21PM

    Sending healing thoughts your way.


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LIBBYFITZ 12/1/2012 11:39AM

    Thank you for taking the time to update us on how you are going.
So sorry that the cancer is resisting treatment.
I admire your attidude to life and how you make the most of every day.
Thinking of you often
Big hugs from Libby.
ps.Hubby and I did a 10 K 2 weekends ago and I thought of you as I was walking along.
Will be doing a blog about it as soon as I put the Photos up from camera to computer.


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JLITT62 12/1/2012 8:53AM

    I wish there was better health news to report but your attitude can't be beat! Thank you for keeping us updated; we care about you.

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CARILOUIE 12/1/2012 7:49AM

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I think of you often. It's good to hear from you. I am sending prayers your way.

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WATERMELLEN 11/30/2012 8:56PM

    So good of you to know that we all want to hear from you. Wish your health news was better. Full of admiration for your ability to seek out pleasure with travel, friends, family: the good stuff.

Thinking of you often and with warmest well wishes.

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LUCKYDOGFARM 11/30/2012 7:09PM

    God is still in the miracle business, and His will is always for the best for His children, so that is what i am praying for, His will be done! Hugs, Love and Prayers for you and your family.

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GIANTPANDA 11/30/2012 6:34PM

    My heart and prayers go out to you, and healing thoughts and prayers are being sent your way. You are such an inspiration, and I am so glad that you are able to spend time with family and friends. And some good books, too! And your son is adorable! So glad that you and your sister had a great time in Boston, too!

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ENDUROVET 11/30/2012 6:07PM

    I regret I don't know what to say outside of offering you my prayers, abject admiration, and support from afar...

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I hope you & your family enjoy a wonderful holiday season.

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LAURIETAIT 11/30/2012 6:04PM

    It's so good to hear from you. I wish the news was better. I have been following you on Twitter but I'm having trouble tweeting because I have password issues! But I know you are staying busy. When I saw the instagram message about your favourite bakery I really wanted to say, "I recognize that place!" Your sisters little boy is soooo big! (and cute too). I think of you often and send good thoughts and healing wishes to you and your family. You are facing this difficult battle with such grace. As always I am in awe of you.
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JOPAPGH 11/30/2012 5:24PM

    Nice to hear from you. Glad you get to spend time with friends and family.

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BSTAKINGACTION 11/30/2012 4:32PM

    You continue to be an inspiration and I thank you from my heart for taking the time to share with us. Please know that healing energy and prayers are sent your way. Continue to enjoy each day to its fullest!

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CODEMAULER 11/30/2012 3:36PM

    It is always good to hear from you. Like everyone here, I wish the news was better, but you always make it sound better than it probably is.

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Be good to yourself and know that you have a big virtual cheering squad!

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IMAGINE_IT 11/30/2012 3:26PM

    emoticon... i am so very sorry to hear that the cancer has spread. You are always so positive and upbeat...but i know it is difficult. I will keep you in my Prayers. emoticon

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ARUSHING2 11/30/2012 3:21PM

 
Thank you for sharing your blog with us.

Glad to hear that you had such an awesome time in Boston with your sister. Good family and great family are always invaluable.

You are a strong and loving Lady.

Take care.

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DOR2BFIT 11/30/2012 3:14PM

    emoticon I keep hoping for a miraculous cure for you. You are always looking on the bright side- my prayers go out to you.
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In one week, got married, diagnosed with cancer in my brain and went for a 10K "Race"

Sunday, August 19, 2012

I can't describe the feeling I am having all over my body and soul how this week has gone.

On Sunday just one week ago I got married to my husband that I have been lived with and loved for 8 years.

On Wednesday they found more cancer in my brain in two places and I am starting radiation with the chemo therapy because of the cancer that is in my spine.

The first thing I asked was "Can I go to the 10k race on saturday?"... the doctor said YES IF YOU WALK! hehehe.. OK I will walk, I will promise not to run (even though I ran the last 200m :))

I went with my family and friends, Enjoyed it so much!

You sure can do what your mind tells you, what you can do when you decide it!

I am feeling more glad than sad, but I think the sadness will come later this week when I start to relise how serious my situation is. But for now, I am enjoying live! My 16 years old daughter is going for a year to Austria for 10 months wow! and we had a party for her today and lot's of friends came and said good bye to her. I hope I will see her back again when she arrives safe home!

Here you can enjoy some pictures from Saturday :)

Please enjoy the day you have it is so important!















































  
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LUCKYDOGFARM 8/28/2012 8:14PM

    praying for miracles in your body and in your life!

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GRACEISENUF 8/26/2012 11:10PM

    I so enjoyed your pictures. Know that I am continuing to pray for you and I am here every day if you need to talk.

I am asking God for a miracle of healing for you.

Love and hugs,
Judy

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B-N-ME 8/24/2012 8:25PM

    Congratulations on your wedding!! You certainly had quite a week and you are quite a lady!!
Your positive attitude is an inspiration.
Continue to build all the wonderful memories as you are, and live life to its fullest.

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_LINDA 8/24/2012 1:36AM

    So very sorry for your diagnosis :(( So many congratulations on living your life to the fullest and getting married. These race photos are fantastic! What a close knit, fun family you have! You have amazing courage and are an inspiration to us to live each day to the fullest like the blessing it is. My thoughts will be with you during your fun times and treatments wishing for you all the best!
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GODDESSOFHOME 8/23/2012 7:23PM

    I am so amazed by your generous spirit. I know what a tough choice it was for you that your daughter will be away for so long, but you really do milk life for everything it is worth, and it is admirable that you encourage everyone around you to do the same! I have a 10K coming up in September that I was training to run in, since pneumonia reared it's ugly head again, I have had to halt my training to run it. I am determined now to walk it for sure, you have inspired me! I have been starting to walk again, and I can work up to it by mid September. Many thanks to you for sharing your trials and triumphs constantly, it really does remind me of how important each day is. Fight baby fight!

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BLAIRJ1 8/21/2012 9:56PM

    Lovely photos. You continue to teach me to love and appreciate each and every day.

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MELTEAGUE 8/20/2012 11:27AM

    I love how you celebrated each Kilometer surrounded by friends and loved ones! What an inspiration! I can tell you had a blast!

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LIBBYFITZ 8/20/2012 9:55AM

    Well done on all the walking and wonderful photos!

Thinking of you while you have more treatment for your cancer!

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PUDLECRAZY 8/20/2012 8:52AM

    What a week!

Congratulations on your marriage! Your DH has been there for you through so much; how lovely that you two have gone ahead and gotten married.

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Great photos of the 10K. It looks like everyone had a great time - I loved the photos. Such radiance on everyone's faces!

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I am so sorry to hear that cancer is back in the picture. You are a fighter. You have the most positive attitude and outlook. You have a wonderful supportive family (both close and extended.) Those are thing things that can carry you through treatment and recovery.

When do treatments start?

Sending love, healing energy, and prayers.

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SHEILA1505 8/20/2012 7:27AM

    What a lovely day - and great friends and family keeping you company on your 10km walk

love and hugs xxxx

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NANHBH 8/20/2012 12:41AM

    Congratulations on your marriage and on your 10K race. I continue to hold you in prayer. Let the miracle happen.
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MAKINANIMPACT 8/19/2012 9:23PM

    Congrats on your whirlwind week and I do hope that you get on passed your cancer! As you did today, take everyday as it comes and live life to it's fullest no matter what!

Take care and just remember take one day at a time!

Kelly

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ENDUROVET 8/19/2012 9:12PM

    (Home computer was not cooperating so I couldn't leave congratulations last wk re: your wedding!)

Radiation is tough (I had 8 wks' Tx for thyroid cancer, it didn't slow me down much but I was much younger & more vigorous!) Take good care of yourself & keep us posted as we are praying for you...

Best wishes,
Val

P.S. Love the photos! Reminds me of our MS150 bike events; we made good friends w/our motorcycle escorts bcz we were so SLOW!

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CHEPRBYTHEDOZN 8/19/2012 8:42PM

    What a great picture blog: so full of smiles and fun!
Wow! what a week you've had. I have no words for you but I'm thankful that you're happily married and your daughter is on her way to many fabulous adventures. I will keep you in my prayers for healing and strength . God bless you-

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WATERMELLEN 8/19/2012 8:24PM

    The day each one of us has is so important. And to be enjoyed.

Thanks as always for reminding me of that with such huge power and cheerfulness.

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PURPLELVR7 8/19/2012 8:14PM

    Congrats on your marriage and the race.
Praying for your health

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ACTIVE_AT_60 8/19/2012 8:12PM

    Keep the positive attitude. Keep having goals!!!

"Live while you have life to live - love while you have love to give" Kumbel

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CODEMAULER 8/19/2012 7:46PM

    It's the smile - I love all of the pictures!!

Way to go on your event and one super week!

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LKEITHO 8/19/2012 7:09PM

    Looks like you had a great time doing the 10K! All the best during your radiation and recovery!

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CHRISKENANDKIDS 8/19/2012 6:51PM

    You look so happy and positive! Prayers for a full recovery no matter what. The power of positive thinking is amazing.

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HDHAWK 8/19/2012 6:37PM

    Congrats on completing your race! You look very happy. What a wonderful day! emoticon

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WENDYSPARKS 8/19/2012 6:00PM

    Congrats on your marriage!! Praying for you with the recovery and treatments and woo hoo on the run!!!

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COMPUCATHY 8/19/2012 5:54PM

    You've had quite a week. I'm wishing you a speedy and complete recovery. I loved your pictures! Thanks for sharing. (If you would have been running, you wouldn't have had time for the great pics!) Keep the positive attitude and keep us inspired. We are all happy for you in your new marriage! Congrats! We will keep you in our prayers as you recover from the cancer. Spark on! emoticon

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DOR2BFIT 8/19/2012 5:33PM

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Please no more cancer discoveries, you need a break! You all look so happy and healthy- I pray it will be so.

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LAURIETAIT 8/19/2012 5:22PM

    Thanks for the pictures of the route. It was like going the whole 10k all over again. Your courage and incredibly positive outlook throughout this ordeal makes me ashamed to complain about my petty problems. I'm wishing you a speedy and complete recovery. No one deserves it more. There is a great song by Ray Lamontagne called BE HERE NOW. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBSn
R4ZP2MI You're so good at living in the moment it could be your theme song. I hope this week you continue to stay glad and continue to do the things you love through the trying weeks to come.

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JENNKNUT 8/19/2012 5:18PM

    You guys look like you really had fun. Health issues really suck, been there done that, but you can and will get through this. Congrats on your marriage!

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ERICADAWN1986 8/19/2012 5:14PM

    Congrats on your marriage and best of luck with your upcoming treatments!

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PAMNANGEL 8/19/2012 5:06PM

    Holy mackerel! What a week!
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10k race tomorrow even though I was diagnosed with more cancer on wednesday

Friday, August 17, 2012

This has been a strange week! Got married on Sunday, went to chemo on Wednesday that did not go so well because the doctors found 2 tumors in my head.

After one night at the hospital and some scans it came out as 1 tumor that is 5mm and another 3mm really deep in my brain.

ok.. what to do.. Reykjavik Marathon 10k after three days and the first ting I asked my doctor was CAN I GO?!?!?!...

He laughed and said.. yes but WALK!... ok.. it's a deal!

So tomorrow with cancer in my spine in 7 places and 2 in my head I AM GOING no matter what!!! I will just take my tima and go with the spirit of love!



The wedding was grate, the sermonic was at home, the priest came to our apartment and we had a lovely family gathering, everyone was so happy and joyful and enjoyed this little ceremony so much. You don't need this fancy stuff to get married, just be in the moment and live it! with your closest family.

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next week I am going again to radiation but now on my brain, but like always my goal is to live while I can and do everything I want and can do :)

  
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BLUENOSE63 9/8/2013 6:43PM

  You are a great example of perserverance, dignity and hope! Congratulations on your wedding, your gorgeous child and wonderful DH. Good luck at the race and sending you positive thoughts on your chemo.



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GODDESSOFHOME 8/23/2012 7:17PM

    Oh sweetie! What a wonderful occasion, I am so happy for you that you had this momentous day. I am heading over right now to read your 10K blog!

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BLAIRJ1 8/19/2012 5:32AM

    You have the best attitude. Congratulations, you look absolutely beautiful!

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LAURIETAIT 8/19/2012 1:05AM

    I love your wedding pics. You both look so happy. I love your dress. You look so beautiful. Thanks for sharing.
Seeing you with your race bibs makes me wish I could be there again this year. I hope your 10K was terrific fun. You never cease to amaze me.
If positive vibes killed cancer you wouldn't have to endure radiation or chemo because you'd have destroyed it long ago.

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GIANTPANDA 8/18/2012 8:14PM

    Today I fast walked over 7 miles in honor of you. You inspire me -- and I am hoping you had an awesome 10K walk today. Your wedding photos are beautiful! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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NONIE_C 8/18/2012 3:49PM

    I don't even know how to express the depth at which your blog touched me.

Your wedding was absolutely, perfectly, beautiful!!! Congratulations!!!

And, inspiring doesn't even do justice to the powerfully good energy you put forth. Thank you for sharing your amazing strength, your beauty, and your journey!
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ACTIVE_AT_60 8/18/2012 12:07PM

    Hope your 'walk' went well. As I have told you, you exemplify you being in control of cancer - not the other way around.

Congrats on getting married.

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HDHAWK 8/18/2012 10:33AM

    Beautiful wedding photos!
I really should get off my fat rear end and exercise considering what you're going through. Very inspiring!

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MELTEAGUE 8/18/2012 9:32AM

    Wow! You looked wonderful at the wedding! Beautiful!
What a special time!
You are such an inspiration doing your 10 K no matter what! WOW!

Your fortitude amazes me, God bless you!


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SHEILA1505 8/18/2012 5:55AM

    Hi there, Beautiful!
Yesss .. be in the moment and live it - what a wonderful way to celebrate your marriage with your nearest and dearest. Such treasured memories everyone will have.
Enjoy the 10K - look forward to reading about it in a few days

Big hugs and loads of love
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_AIYANNA_ 8/18/2012 5:23AM

    Good luck in your race tomorrow. I hope the weather is nice and that you all have a great time xxx

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IMAGINE_IT 8/18/2012 2:38AM

    You look absolutely beautiful...and what a handsome groom :)
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LKEITHO 8/17/2012 10:30PM

    Congratulations on your wedding! Your husband is a very lucky man. And enjoy the 10K!

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DOTTIEJANE1 8/17/2012 10:14PM

    Congrats on your wedding, and such lovely smiles on everyone. You are amazing . Wishing you well in your 10 k . I shall be working to do a 10k THANKS for inspiring me .

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glad your enjoying life

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WATERMELLEN 8/17/2012 8:58PM

    Your wedding pictures are great: love the red dress and your pretty hair style and above all the warmth and happiness among all of you.

Hope that race goes well tomorrow! We'll all be cheering you on!

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CODEMAULER 8/17/2012 8:52PM

    Your photos are so wonderful, mostly because of that fabulous smile. You and your family are so happy and beautiful!

Enjoy your event and have a great time!!

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GRACEISENUF 8/17/2012 8:46PM

    What a beautiful bride...the pictures are so lovely. Congratulations to you, your husband and your whole precious family.

I am praying for you.

Love You!
Judy

I hope the 10k will be the best EVER.

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GIANTPANDA 8/17/2012 7:43PM

    I congratulate you and your husband on such a beautiful ceremony and for knowing what is important. You are such an inspiration to us all, and I will be fast walking 10K until I can run it, so inspired by your determination!

You embody the advice I recently heard: Remember your magnificence. Find the joy in your life. Live fearlessly.

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FITWITHIN 8/17/2012 7:35PM

    Congratulations on your marriage. emoticon I'm so, sorry to hear about all the health issues that your dealing with, but I truly applaud you for all the courage that you have and emoticon. I'm a strong believer in slow and steady, because it still gets you to where your going. Have a great emoticontomorrow. Your wedding ceremony was very beautiful thanks for sharing your special day. emoticon Take care!

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NANADERRICK 8/17/2012 7:22PM

    This is just so inspiring. Hard to believe. I just have to congratulate you on your positive spirit, your determination, and of course your beautiful wedding. Wow, so often I sit around a moan b/c I have a little pain or whatever...I should be out there celebrating every day!!!

Thanks for your blog...you really gave me reasons to be happy and to celebrate my life!!!

Best of luck to you.

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Getting married on Sunday

Friday, August 10, 2012

I am getting married next Sunday :) :) :)

I know I have always talked about my hubby as a husband but I never remember how to write (I have to look it up now) fiancÚ.

The doctor told us to hurry up the wedding because of the cancer situation, but we were going to do it 12.12.12 but instead it will be 12.08.12. (dd.mm.yy) I think there is a lot of power in this date.

This is my grate-grandmother's birthday.
If you take 12 the day and 2012 the year and do a little math 1+2+2+1+2 you get a 8 but the number eight is a sign for eternity so I got two 8 together! We started seeing each other 12.12 (12 of december) 8 years ago, so that is a sign also and yes.. Lot's of power I think :)

The wedding and the ceremony will be at home, the priest is coming home to us, but the closest family will come. Parents, Grandparents, Brothers and Sisters and our children.. 17 people but my hubby's mother has past away but We have bought a flower of 17 red roses (each for every guest and the priest) and one Pink one for his mother as a symbol (so we again get the number 8 in it, 18 roses!)

I have bought the dress it's red :), got the rings, went to the nuns in Iceland and get a wedding candle, talked to our bakery to make a cake and all kind of stuff!

The cancer battle is ongoing, I have started chemotherapy again, went to surgery the other day to get a port, but I think I can work this time with the therapy so I am going to try :)

I will post pictures from the wedding when they arrive :)

Have fun exercise and stay healthy!

Here are some pictures from my summer vacation :)












The wedding rings are in this box :)



And here is the jewellery I am going to wear


  
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NANHBH 8/15/2012 6:08PM

    How exciting. I can't wait to see photos. I'm sure that you were a stunning bride!
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BLAIRJ1 8/12/2012 10:03PM

    You have just gotten married!!! Ahhhh! Can't wait to see pictures. Congratulations :)

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LAURIETAIT 8/12/2012 1:52AM

    Love the pics as always. Is that a real puffin on your shoulder? Your garden's looking pretty productive! I love the jewelry you're planning to wear on your special day. I hope the power of the numbers ensures a very special day and a long and happy marriage for you. I know you will be a beautiful bride. I'm looking forward to more pictures.

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LKEITHO 8/10/2012 10:28PM

    Congratulations! I couldn't be happier for you, and from all the connections you point out you are right about the power in the numbers. All the best to you, your husband and your family!

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CODEMAULER 8/10/2012 9:45PM

    It's going to be a terrific day, especially because it is yours!!

LET LOVE RULE!

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GIANTPANDA 8/10/2012 8:15PM

    Have a wonderful day and joyous celebration! Prayers for strength and healing being sent your way. I recall the words of Anita Moorjani who said to remember your magnificence, find the joy in your life, and live fearlessly. You are already there! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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WATERMELLEN 8/10/2012 8:07PM

    Hurray hurray hurray! Wishing you a joyous day to celebrate your life of love together.

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ACTIVE_AT_60 8/10/2012 6:55PM

    I have to say - this is bitter sweet. I hope tomorrow will be the best day of yours and your husbands life. Don't think of cancer - don't of why you moved it up - think of why you are marrying this man - someone who loves you for better or for worse and in sickness and in health.

If anyone can prove cancer and the doctors wrong - it is you!!!

"live while you have life to live
love while you have love to give"
Kumbel


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IMAGINE_IT 8/10/2012 3:06PM

    Stay strong while you going through chemo ..i will keep you in my prayers.. emoticon
And emoticon for sharing your good news about your wedding with us. You will be a beautiful bride emoticon. I am wishing you the very best and many..many Blessings ahead. I can't wait to see your wedding pics emoticon i just know you will look gorgeous in your red dress.
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GRACEISENUF 8/10/2012 2:56PM

    Oh what a beautiful bride you will be! I am so very happy for you! The number 8 in the bible means "new beginnings/resurrection". Jesus was born in Bethlehem and it is mentioned 8 times in the bible. He says HE IS the resurrection and the life and if we ask him to come into our hearts we will have that new beginning and when we die we will be resurrected to live with him forever.

I hope your wedding day is what you have always dreamed of. What a JOYOUS day it will be!

Love You!
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MELTEAGUE 8/10/2012 2:12PM

    What a memorable day ! All the best to you!

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MOONSTORMER 8/10/2012 12:03PM

    wonderful! i got married in my in-law's garden. weddings are so wonderful when they are so personal. enjoy every moment!!

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DOR2BFIT 8/10/2012 11:42AM

    Everything sounds perfect. Blessings! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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LIBBYFITZ 8/10/2012 10:09AM

    How wonderful!
Have a wonderful day.

Look forward to seeing the photos.

Thinking of you during your on going treatment.

Lots of hugs:-)

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LAURIE5658 8/10/2012 9:50AM

    Have a beautiful and memorable day! Please take alot of photos!!!!

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SHEILA1505 8/10/2012 9:07AM

    Big hugs, loads of love, and wishing you a beautiful day. My 2nd DH and I also got married at home - in our bedroom as he was bedridden - and it was such an emotional day for the family and friends.

Wishing you strength and, again, love!
xxxx

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NYKIMMIE 8/10/2012 7:42AM

    emoticon I hope you have a great day! emoticon

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PATTILYNN224 8/10/2012 7:39AM

  I hope your day is very special. Can't wait to see that wedding dress!!

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Wishing you only the best of things.

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_AIYANNA_ 8/10/2012 6:24AM

    Thank you for sharing your plans with us. I hope your wedding is everything you dreamed of and then some. I am really looking forward to seeing your wedding pics :) I wish you all the best from the bottom of my heart xxx

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RUNNINGOMA 8/10/2012 6:18AM

    Congrats! I pray for you everytime you come to mind.

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JLITT62 8/10/2012 5:13AM

    I hope your wedding is even more beautiful than you've imagined it -- you deserve it! Can't wait to see you in your dress.

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What is going on?

Wednesday, July 11, 2012



I know you want to follow up what is going on so here it goes...

Today I started chemo therapy again! The medicines I have been taking is not working so the doctor told me that bad news today and started the chemo...

I will probable not lose my hair, thank god for that! But I guess there will be side effects.

I hope I can still work, we are doing so much cool things at work that I do not want to miss it! I just love my job!!!! :)

I cried and cried at the hospital, but now I am gathering my thoughts... It scared me when the doctor told us that we should hurry our wedding, but it was supposed to be 12.12.12 (cool date!) but I guess I am going to make some legal documents next week and get them stamped so we can get married.

I have always said that this cancer is not going to stop me from living and now I am in summer vacation from work and the weather here in Iceland now is fantastic good! Sun and more sun and more sun and no wind! LOVE IT!

I have also got some medicine for my sadness and that is helping me a lot to be positive and grap anything that comes in my hands.

I am doing my own greens and I have started taking them from the ground and wow they are so good!!!!











My hubby, son and I went to the beach (there is only one white sand beach in Reykjavik :) beaches in Iceland are all black) and had a fantastic time, also I had a sister day with my sisters :) and that was awesome. And one day we just went down town and did some stuff :)

You must try to live your life when you have the health and that is what I am doing... One day at the time. And wow I have a lot on my list that I want to do!

I hope you are enjoying the summer!!!! :)



  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

MELTEAGUE 8/10/2012 2:19PM

    You are so courageous! What an inspiration and good reminder to live each moment with purpose!

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GODDESSOFHOME 8/9/2012 9:07PM

    I think about you every week, you are a constant inspiration in my thoughts. I know from reading your blogs how much you have overcome, and it really pushes me to expect the best of myself and to treasure my health. Thank you for everything you have given me, and keep up the good fight!

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BSTAKINGACTION 8/1/2012 6:57AM

    Have faith, be present and enjoy every moment! You seem to be doing just that. So glad you are enjoying the beautiful weather. I LOVE your garden! Sending you lots of healing energy.

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ENDUROVET 7/24/2012 6:34PM

    I keep on coming back by, but unfortunately cannot come up w/anything eloquent to express...

Hang in there. Keep fighting. We are praying for you.

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LKEITHO 7/15/2012 8:31AM

    Stay strong, and keep that fantastic attitude!

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NANHBH 7/15/2012 2:42AM

    You are a strong, brave woman. I am holding you in my thoughts and prayers.
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ELYMWX 7/14/2012 5:28PM

    We will see you soon!

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LIBBYFITZ 7/13/2012 6:18PM

    You are doing an amazing job! Keep it up.

Do you have access to breast milk? Their is a bit of a trend going on over here with some women with cancer who are drinking 400mls of breast mikd a day to help fight the cancer. Because of all the wonderful properties in breastmilk it is great for helping the immune system. Would you be able to access any?

Worth researching.

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SLIMMERJESSE 7/12/2012 10:18AM

    I am sorry to hear your news. Your attitude is great, and I will keep you in my prayers. You are so right about making each day count. Big hug.

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IFDEEVARUNS2 7/12/2012 10:15AM

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You can beat this!
Especially with all those beautiful veggies....

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CAROLCRC 7/12/2012 8:19AM

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JLITT62 7/12/2012 7:18AM

    Your garden is emoticon

Thanks for keeping us in the loop - and the reminder that life is so very precious.

And how cool that you love your job!

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LAURIETAIT 7/12/2012 3:04AM

    No wind! In Iceland! You better enjoy that while it lasts. I'm glad mother nature has supplied good weather for you and your vegetables. Your son is getting so big. I can't believe it's been almost a year since I've seen you all. That guy with you on the bench must be the most photographed man in all of Iceland! I hope that you stay well through this round of treatment, keep your hair and lose the cancer. I know your wedding will be beautiful no matter what the date. Though I have to admit 12/12/12 would be pretty cool. I say save the date for a six month renewal of your vows. There's lots of Sparkers out here rooting for you. Stay positive. Stay strong.
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MOONSTORMER 7/12/2012 2:21AM

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i hope the treatment goes well! you are living your life and it is wonderful!

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SHEILA1505 7/12/2012 1:51AM

    Today is also a good date, 12.7.12, and next month again there's 12.8.12 - all good days and best of all that you will be celebrating your love for each other. It's good that I don't write months the US way, isn't it :))
Do share with us your wedding preparations and the celebration - stay strong and enjoy every moment of every day in every way you can. Love you! xxx

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BLAIRJ1 7/11/2012 11:39PM

    I love that picture of you with a nice crisp glass of wine :) Your veggie gardens look beautiful. My husband and I are hoping to get to Iceland next year. I bet the beaches are incredible. I think of you and your amazing attitude often. Each moment is a gift!

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CODEMAULER 7/11/2012 8:40PM

    Sweets, not a day goes by where you are not thought of. It's that smile. You are a Super Hero, and you are strong!

It's the veggies.

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DOR2BFIT 7/11/2012 5:14PM

    So so sorry for your news emoticon You are an amazing woman- if anyone can beat this, you can. Praying for time for you and your beautiful family to keep doing wonderful things together. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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LUCKYDOGFARM 7/11/2012 4:33PM

    Hey Sweetie, know that you are being prayed for. You are such a joy. Always bringing sunshine even in the midst of troubles. I pray for health and Many, Many more happy, healthy and productive years for you and your family.

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JOPAPGH 7/11/2012 4:27PM

    Beautiful veggies.

Hope you have a memorable wedding that you can look back on fondly.

Sending positive and healing vibes your way!

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MOTTAMAMALOU 7/11/2012 3:35PM

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and I shall put you on our prayer line here in Attleboro, Massachusetts. You are not alone because you have friends and family who will help you along the way to health. You even have your SPARKS friends! So there!
Your precious little boy seems to like helping you in the garden. What is his name?
You are a very pretty young lady with a beautiful smile.
Thank you for sharing your story with us.
Your vegetable garden is gorgeous and bright. I planted two tomato plants and they are withering away as I write this. I do not have a green thumb.
My best wishes to you,
Louise

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