Welcome to our Caring Bridge website. We are using this to keep friends and family updated in one place. We thank you all for your prayers and support!
If you are like me, you're wandering how in the world did I get here??
I have been having lower back pain for almost a year. I had been to an orthopedic clinic and xrays revealed soft tissue injury and I was referred to physical therapy. Over the last 8 months I have been to Doctors-who continued to insist that i needed repeated therapy. I even tried Chiropractors and Massage Therapy.
FINALLY In July I went to a new Doctor who insisted to my insurance that I have a MRI and NOT repeated PT. The MRI revealed "something" so a CT was scheduled - which revealed a tumor. After a biopsy was done I was diagnosed with Metastatic Urothelial cancer which means cancer of the bladder or urinary tract or urinary region.
Since Aug 29th I have had series of tests, xrays,MRIs, CTs, contrasting and non contrasting. One by one the test came back with no cancer in Major Organs!! Not bladder, Not kidneys. God had already started answering prayers!!
At this time we can not find the primary source of the cancer and where it started, but do know that it has spread to 12-13 areas in the bones and body so we could not wait to start treatment.
On Sept 22nd I started my Zometa Infusion which is to help strengthen my bones.
Sept 25th I had my port put in and Sept 27th I started my first round of 2 types of chemos.
For those of you that know me - you know I serve The Almighty God!! Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever Hebrews 13:8. This tells me he is as much in the healing business today as he was 2000 years ago. And I am believing in him for a full healing!!
My family will be keeping everyone updated on my progress. Please keep us all in your prayer!!