Sandy Figueroa Sandy's Road to Remission

First post: Jun 24, 2019 Latest post: Aug 5, 2019
Welcome to Sandy's  CaringBridge website. We are using it to keep family and friends updated in one place. 

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In early June, Sandy was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia.  

As all of you well know, Sandy's energy level, health, spirit and appetite have always been extremely robust!  In the weeks leading up to her diagnosis, she had been experiencing all sorts of health problems, declining weight, and overwhelming fatigue.  After countless tests, doctors and a hospitalization with no significant improvement or cause, we were incredibly worried and frustrated.  Finally receiving a diagnosis, while not at all an easy one, has given us something to fight! 

Fortunately, a new low intensive chemotherapy treatment for cases like hers was recently approved in November.  It consists of a 5 days of IV infusions/month, which can be done as an outpatient, along with a daily tablet.  She has had  a port placed in preparation the treatment which begins tomorrow, Monday, June 24. 

Anyone who has met Sandy knows - within the first 15 minutes of chatting with her - what her priorities are;  FAITH; FAMILY; FRIENDS; and FUN.  To that end,  we are so incredibly grateful for your prayers, support and words of hope and encouragement.

 Thank you for visiting! 

As she and Vic identify areas where help is needed, we will post  them on the "ways to help" tab  for easy coordination.  Check-if you would like to sign-up,.

With love and thanks -

Gary, Debra, Annette, Vickie, Toni and Nick