Kelly Dammann | CaringBridge

Kelly Dammann

First post: Oct 29, 2017 Latest post: Jun 26, 2018
In June I signed up for Planet Fitness. I thought it was time to get in shape and start dating.  I was there almost every morning by 5:45am for an hour of cardio.  I felt amazing! Then I started on the bike and about 2 weeks into that I did not feel amazing anymore. I had gone to a doctor and told him I had pressure in my chest and I was coughing, he treated me for Bronchitis. 30 days later I was still "sick" and went back, he took me off my bp meds and told me I shouldn't be coughing I was not sick..... 30 days later, I went back and he said what is wrong with you? You are not sick, he was going to give me more steroids and I told him NO, I want an Xray, he did not want to because I was not sick. When the xray came back and he told me I had a collapsed lung to take some deep breathes it would fix it self, I told him to schedule me for a CT Scan. I went to the CT and fired him and took the results to a new MD. Who then told me I had Cancer. I have had 2 different biopsy's, Pet Scan, been tattooed,  and getting ready to have a port put in and MRI and endoscopy in the next 2 weeks. I have been diagnosed with Lung cancer with mets to my spine in stage 4. It has been a very difficult 2 months and today the doctors said 1-2 years with treatment. I am mad as hell, and I know what I am in for since I took care of my Mom and John. I have spoken to very few people. Only my kids matter right now and a super adorable 1 year old who will not remember me. I really wish I could be a glass is full person right now. Please, always, say nothing but uplifting things to my kids, even if they goof up.

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