First post: Aug 19, 2019 Latest post: Dec 6, 2020
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I was totally taken unaware with my diagnosis.  I had been feeling run down, but life was extra hectic and it felt "normal." Fortunately, I got a terrible pain in my shoulder that wouldn't go away (as well as a few other symptoms) and I decided to go see my doctor.  She ordered blood work, and ultrasound and a long overdue mammogram.  When she got the blood work back, she switched the ultrasound to a CT Scan.  From there it was a whirlwind.  The scan showed cancer in my colon, liver and abdomen and she sent me for a colonoscopy (also long overdue) immediately to confirm via biopsy which cancer cells.  Turns out I have Stage 4 Metastatic Colon Cancer.  So here I am, and if you choose, you can follow along on my journey. 

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