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Ginger's Team Tilley
GINGERS TEAM" (fighting)
Ive been blessed to have a beautiful family, and to marry in to a beautiful family. Lots of kids, both sides Tony, and I were married In, April, of 1979, just after high school. We were married 3,1/2 years and became pregnant with Heather. She was, and is still the most beautiful child 5Years l ater, while building our first home j found out another Tilley Was on the way. We didn't have the technology that is out now, but, we did hope for a boy. God blessed us with one, BRENT ANTHONY. They were só special to us, And were two of the most, beautiful children i knew, because, they were mine. We both thought that we were teaching them, but now, i see, they weré teaching us. It took a long time to teach us, like, 20 years each. And, we still didnt get it all right. But now we get to learn on the grandchildren, Weve had a lot of fun, And somé hard times toó. Tony was 48 ,when he was hit, out of nowhere with a virus, called Transverse Myelitis. I had never heard of it, but he was a builder, And it stopped him dead in his tracks. No more work for him!! It completely disabled him, And as years have gone it cripples more And more. He has seen his share, of years of pain, tears, And Dr. Offices. During the last 9 years we have lost 90% of out immediate familys, in death, on both sides. The worst loss, was our 27 year old son BRENT! that was July 30,, 2014. We have never been so heartbroken, And in complete shock. I went to greif counseling, i prayed, cried, but i cant say, im a whole lot better. There is such a large part of my life, that changed that day, that i will never have back. I ask GOD, so many times, what i did, that causes me to have to walk that road, but he didnt tell me, yet, i always know, he walks it with me. Then, God blessed me with 4 of the sweetese grandchildren on earth. Savannah, Bristol, Maggie, And, corbin. Through the years ive always been fortunate to have good health. I caregave for my mother, for about a year And 4 months. It was so hard, in the end, but of she were heré, id do it again. Then Tony, can take, caré of things in the house, but is now in a wheelchair, And suffers from a great amount of pain, And weakness. He can drive, just around heré, to his Dr. Or to drugstore, that does him, because he doesnt have stamina, to go far. Ive been blessed to be able to work, many hrs., to keep us going, but of something happened to me, what Then?,.... Well, we got to the what now, in early December, i was diagnoised with a raré form of endometrial carcinoma. Stage 1B, That stage 1, was good, but the grade B, was due to a raré cell, found usually in ovarian cáncer, (serous cells). This is a raré cell And a very aggressive one, so it has to be treated as such. Very strong chemotherapy, Then finish me off with radiation therapy., But you see, i wasnt supposed to get sick, i told GOD, because, i need to keep, somehow trying to help Tony get stronger, but it didnt changed anything. Yes, i have a lot of faith, And a attitude to kick this, i just have to know, that sáme support group, that were there for me when i lost BRENT, are with me to help, by encouragement, prayer, And helping me up, when i get down, WE, AS A SUPPORT FAMILY, WILL KICK THIS, TOGEATHER. ITS NOT, NOR HAS IT EVER BEEN, DONE ALONE, BUT AS ONE TEAM. My story "GINGER TILLEY'. I LOVE YOU ALL