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Mary Beth Leifeld
4/16/2017 Latest post:
As many of you already know, we found a lump in my breast late last year. After a double mastectomy, I am cancer free. However, after testing the biopsies, we realized that the form of cancer I had was extremely aggressive...chemo was highly recommended.
The plan was to do 4 rounds of Chemo over the next several weeks (target was to be finished by June). Fast forward to a few weeks ago where I had my first treatment; days went by and things seemed ok....maybe this journey wouldn't be as bad as we thought.
Then things made a dramatic turn for the worse. The sickness started last Tuesday and by Wednesday I was in the ER at Lakeview in Stillwater for dehydration. Thursday we returned to the hospital for follow up with the Oncologist - and immediately was sent to ER with a high-grade fever and an infection that had progressed into sepsis...