my dear and sweet prayer warriors! I had my surgery on the 13th...and it was every bit of 10 hours i am told. i know you are anxious to hear, and if i can give you the highlights,..... i promise i will fill you in on every detail later. I am still pretty weak, but because you have been so faithful to me, I owe you the same. It was such good news when my Dr came in and said "we got it all". Later I will send you pictures in detail of the Whipple procedure. (just a drawing...) i have a surgical ... Read More about My Journey……Praise God
Friends, we didn't get home yesterday (Monday) until 9 p.m. from Moffitt Cancer Center. But we did come with good news. According to my doctors, not every Pancreatic Cancer patient is a candidate for Whipple Surgery. The Captain and I were praising God when we learned that I am a "good candidate" and the scheduled surgery date of 13th of March is a "Go". The doctor moved the date from 17th to 13th. My oncologist had so many "tests" for me yesterday, along with 4 combination ... Read More about My Journey…Monday Update on Surgery!
My sweet and wonderful friends and family....I apologize for the long period of time since I last updated you. I have so much to say and I can tell you that the "month" of recuperation from the Chemo treatments has been wonderful for the most part. There were ups and downs and there continues to be...but I finally have some good news to share with you. Yesterday, the Captain took me back up to the Moffitt Cancer Center and I went through a series of scans and tests to see ... Read More about My Journey Update,
Monday we go to Tampa where I start 5 days of radiation. The Captain and I both agree that the decision to not go through with the last chemo treatment better prepares me for the upcoming radiation treatments. I feel stronger and the chemo is almost out of my body so not feeling many of the side effects of the chemo. Please keep your warm thoughts and prayers coming....I love and pray for all of you. No matter what happens or what ever God has planned for me....it will be far better ... Read More about My Journey..Update and More…….
Hello sweet friends. I know I am past an update for you, but I wanted to wait until I made another trip to the Moffitt Cancer Center to "assess" where we stand. Praise God.....He has answered prayer, To God be the Glory, great things He has done... thanks to your many prayers going to Him on my behalf. First, my cancer has shrunk another 15%.....whoopee! Unfortunately, it is still there among the many veins, etc...but it is a little smaller. My radiation doctor put me through the ... Read More about My Journey Con’t…..Part 13