Friday, October 04, 2013
As some of you know my niece was diagnosed with cancer (found when having her gall bladder removed). Originally we were told it was a non aggressive slow growing type of cancer, but there are numerous tumors. Because this is a "rare" type of cancer the doctors here sent her test results to John Hopkins for a consult. They apparently have dealt with this type of cancer. Yesterday we found out that although this type of cancer is "rare" it has been classified as an aggressive ovarian related cancer. Her ovaries show no sign of disease.
On October 13th she will go in for extensive surgery to remove what they can of the cancer, followed by a very aggressive chemo plan.
Needless to say, we are still working through this news and coping as well as we can.
We could use all the prayers, good thoughts and strong positive vibes you can muster up. I personally need to stay strong not only for my niece but my BFF is her Mom.
My BFF and I have been friends for 40+ years and have "survivor" blood running through our veins. Not for any medical reasons, but for the lemons life has thrown at us over the years. Right now I will admit that I am feeling helpless. But I will turn to my faith and the medical advances made over the years.
Thanks for stopping by (and letting me vent a bit)
Hope everyone has a good, healthy, happy weekend. Don't forget to hug the ones you love....((HUGS))