Welcome to our CaringBridge website. We are using it to keep family and friends updated in one place. We appreciate your support and words of hope and encouragement. Thank you for visiting. This journey started because of headaches and mainly earaches on the right side. Luckily as the symptoms started progressing, we had very thorough doctors who had enough compassion to figure out that they were not normal symptoms. They knew they needed to look at structures further, which led them to find the cancer. She has been diagnosed with adenoid cystic carcinoma in the nasopharynx and the tumor has grown and rooted itself in very important nerves and major vessels in the neck and brain.