Some Things

A year ago when I was rediagnosed with breast cancer I was diagnosed with stage IV Metastatic breast cancer. which basically means my cancer had spread outside my chest area to other parts of my body. I kept this pretty private do to the girls and tried to make it as easy on them as possible only making some details known to them, to protect them in a way.

Lately my scans have been good I have had some set backs but I believed I was on the up swing. I had another round of scans last week and my scans reviled a shadow that my doctor wanted to check out a little closer. So I had a brain scan on Friday morning, by two o’clock my doctor called me with the results. The cancer has spread to my brain in one spot on the right side in the back of my head. I also had questionable spots throughout my brain.

So this has been really hard to soak in. It’s not an easy thing to process. Yes I have cancer, in my brain what will happen to me? So I start radiation to my head tomorrow, and they will treat me for two weeks everyday. Then we will work on the spot of cancer if it needs to be treated. they will stop my chemo until then, they don’t like to mix the two together.

So that is what we are facing right now, it’s hard and scary and I hate sharing it all with you, but you are all a big part of me and my recovery and my blog has pulled me through some really tough times. So I thought I could share this with all of you.

Thank you so much for all of your prayers and support

Sarah

Cross posted on Spruce Hill

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11 Responses to Some Things

  1. justenjoyhim says:

    Oh Sarah, I am so very sorry to hear that. I’ll hold you close in my prayers. Please keep us informed and let us know if we can help in any way.

    Much love to you,
    Judy

  2. Jennifer says:

    Oh Sarah,

    I’m so very sorry. Stepping up the prayers for you now.

  3. Lahdeedah says:

    Sarah,

    Hard news to hear, friend. My heart aches for you. Know that we’re here to listen and to lend our support in any way we can.

    Love and prayers.

    Jill

  4. Karen Putz says:

    Sarah,

    Sending prayers and hugs to you!

  5. jillian says:

    I hate cancer. It rocks us all to the core everytime it rears its head. Sending prayers.

  6. Beckye Estill says:

    Praying for you, Sarah, and your family. I know it affects our families and friends as well as us. Sending hugs!

  7. Such scary news for you to have to process~ I am so sorry Sarah. Praying the radiation is tolerable and does what it’s supposed to do.

  8. Laurie says:

    Sarah, I am so very sorry to be reading this news. Medicine has made huge strides though and brain tumours don’t mean what they once did. I am hoping hard for painless, burnless radiation that zaps that cancer right out of there. xoxo

  9. ANNA says:

    a big hug from italy.
    ciao, anna

  10. Dear Sarah,
    This blog is one of the safe places for sharing. As I keep you in my personal prayers, I have hopes for you:
    I hope you feel the support of your cybercommunity of friends.
    I hope treatments go smoothly.
    I hope you continue to eat well and support your body in its wisdom of healing.
    I hope you find safe places to cry and to laugh.
    I hope you find things and people and activities that lift your spirit as you meet your challenges.
    With hope, Wendy

  11. Angela Glez. Granada says:

    Dear Sara,
    I will pray for you, please do not loose your hope.
    All my positive thoughts for you from Spain.
    With love,
    Angela

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