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Kim’s Story

Welcome to Kim's Caring Bridge website. We've created it to keep friends and family updated about Kim, and to share with others our hope in Christ.


Thank you for taking the time to visit, and thank you for your prayers.  Your notes of love and encouragement are greatly appreciated.


On Tuesday, April 14, 2009, Kim discovered a lump in her left breast that a biopsy would later reveal as cancerous.  After six months of chemo, a lumpectomy was performed in October 2009 at M. D. Anderson in Houston, Texas.  Six weeks of radiation followed that procedure.

On December 21, 2010, Kim went to Round Rock Medical Center for her quarterly mammogram.  Three spots were discovered and her radiologist recommended a biopsy.  Pathology results indicated that Kim's cancer had returned and she underwent several surgeries, reconstructions, and another 6 months of chemo in 2011.  On April 18, 2012 another round of scans revealed that the cancer had moved to her lungs, and Kim is now Stage IV and undergoing clinical trials at the START Center for Cancer Care in San Antonio, Texas.  On May 15, 2015 an MRI confirmed that a tumor was located in her brain.  For the fourth time in 6 years, Kim is staring down a cancer diagnosis as our little family seeks shelter at the foot of the Cross.  But even in this valley, we know the Lord will provide everything we need, whether sweet or bitter, and He will withhold no good thing that will ultimately be for our good and His glory.


We humbly proclaim--God is enough.  He is good and He will satisfy us through this pain--and we will treasure Him above all things.

Whom have I in heaven but You?  And there is nothing on earth that I desire besides you.  My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.--Psalm 73:25-26


God is good, and we intend to make much of Him...

Latest Journal Update

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We met with a new radiologist to go over Kim's most recent MRI results.  The scans show a positive result from the cyberknife procedure that was performed in late May with the initial brain tumor getting noticeably smaller, and we are giving lots of thanks today.  However, the second tumor is still there, so Kim was fitted with a new mask and will undergo another cyberknife procedure tomorrow evening.  A third site will also be treated with cyberknife on Friday evening.  Kim will resume chemo next week.

God continues to supply and give the miracle of sustaining grace.

Thank you all for your unending prayers...

KJ <><
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Terri Beardmore
By Terri Beardmore
Sweet soldier in the Lord's Army❤️🌹! You are Amazing and Loved! Prayer for you and your family and continually being lifted. Hope both of my Granddaughters get to see your daughters this year in Volleyball⚽️
Tonya Perry
By Tonya Perry
You are amazing Kim! Continued prayers for you and your family!
Julia Engelmann
By J
Continued unending prayers of strength, will and positivity! Love
Tracy Looney
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"Never, never, never give up!"
~ Winston Churchill