Welcome to our CaringBridge website. We are using it to keep family and friends updated in one place. We appreciate your support and words of hope and encouragement. Thank you for visiting. The terrifying and devastating diagnosis is: Stage III CI Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Cervix + Pelvic lymph nodes. Definite treatment with Chemoradiation therapy. Therapy will consist of eBRT plus brachy therapy with concurrent of weekly cisplatin. Welcome to our CaringBridge website. We are using it to keep family and friends updated in one place. We appreciate your support and words of hope and encouragement. Thank you for visiting.
- TODAY, I AM TELLING YOU ABOUT APRIL'S STORY OF STAGE III CERVICAL CANCER BECAUSE SHE IS VERY DEAR TO ME. I'M HOPING YOU WOULD BE WILLING TO SUPPORT HER DURING HER TREATMENT. - APRIL AND I MET AT OUR JOB WITH SWEDISH HOSPITAL WE IMMEDIATELY HAD A CONNECTION AND HAVE AN INCREDIBLE BOND. - BECAUSE I OBSERVED HER EMPATHETIC AND LOVING PERSONALITY WITH HER PATIENTS, TO MYSELF AND EVERYONE SHE COMES IN CONTACT WITH I AM CREATING THIS CAUSE IN ORDER TO RELIEVE EXTRA STRESS FACTORS. - AFTER FURTHER TESTING THE CANCER HAS SPREAD TO HER LYMPH NODES, AS A RESULT SHE WE WILL BE HAVING TO UNDERGO CHEMO AND DAILY RADIATION. - BECAUSE OF THIS, WE DO NOT KN0W IF SHE WILL BE ABE TO WORK AND UNFORTUNATELY SHORT TERM DISABILITY DOES NOT PROVIDE FULL PAY. - SHE IS A VERY HARD WORKER AND CURRENTLY HAS 2 JOBS (TO MAKE ENDS MEET AND HELP HER MOMMA OUT)AND IS VERY STRESSED OVER FINANCIAL SECURITY. - APRIL IS ONE OF THE MOST SELFLESS PEOPLE I HAVE EVER MET AND IS ALWAYS THERE TO GIVE HER LOVE AND SUPPORT WHEN NEEDED. - APRIL, ONCE CLEANED UP MY VOMIT AFTER A SICK SPELL IN THE STORE, HELPED ME DURING COVID AND CAME DOWN WITH COVID AFTER DOING SO, IN FACT SHE WAS MY BACKBONE DURING MY KIDNEY CANCER SCARE AND PARTIAL NEPHRECTOMY OF MY KIDNEY- - ANYTHING YOU CAN DONATE WILL BE TRULY APPRECIATED AND EVERY PENNY WILL HELP AND EVERYTHING WE CAN DO TO SPREAD LOVE AND SUPPORT IS SO CRUCIAL SO SHE CAN FOCUS ON BEATING THIS. PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD AND THANK YOU FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART.