Hazel Geroka | CaringBridge

Hazel Geroka

First post: 2/3/2017 Latest post: 2/10/2017
Hi! I was diagnosed with stage 3 clear cell OC at age 23 (REALLY YOUNG) Got  genetic tested and was all negative, I have endometriosis where I probably got my OC. I don't have Children yet, they took out 1 ovary (left) because of a baseball sized tumor. Just got married to my boyfriend/bestfriend of 10 years, last September2015.  Recently graduated college so I'm really JUST starting my life when OC hit me.

Been having pain in my stomach (throwing up, constipation, diarrhea, a lot of gas) since March2016, the doctor kept brushing off cancer because he said I was "TOO YOUNG" (really!!!) I had a second opinion which said the same thing that it's probably IBS, I told them to give me a scan because it didn't feel right. They wouldn't, instead around JULY2016 (yes he waited that long!) he gave me an ultrasound, because I had DVT on my left leg and really fast heart rate for weeks, plus my stomach got bigger while I continue to lose weight. I was 165lbs before and starting March I can't eat a lot I was 130 at July with a huge uncomfortable stomach, My ovary and tube got removed July 26, 2016 (only one side because they said it's not good to remove both since the other one is healthy and might give me a lot of health issues if they remove it this early) after I finished the surgery I went down to 105lbs, I was 130lbs because of the fluid. Started chemo by the end of August, Taxol/Carbo/Avastin for 6 sessions and they will give me a pet scan and hopefully This doesn't come back ever. *fingers crossed* it probably will but I really hope not.

My inspiration is #1 GOD. I love and Trust God,, whatever his plans are for me, I will accept it although I pray every single day the he heals me and let me live a long life with my #2 inspiration my husband, he is wonderful, very supportive & positive, he is my Rock, He is the person I hold onto the most, I depend on him too much, I really hope he doesn't get tired of me. I want to live a long satisfying life with him. with or without kids, if God would let me, I dream of having my own family. I came from a broken family which made me dream of having a loving family of my own.

oh and I work full time to keep my insurance (which I pay for sky high, fully) I try be positive all the time but I have really bad days too




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